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1804Talents  
SCOPE NOTE
  • A talent is a copper ingot in the shape of an ox-hide, in use as a medium of exchange before the invention of coinage. Later on, it was used as a unit of weight; an Attic talent, e.g. was the equivalent of 60 minas or 6,000 drachms and its weight was 26.196 kg.
SOURCE
  • Κρεμύδη 2009
  • Παπαευθυμίου 2010
CONTRIBUTOR
  • Katsiadakis Helen (AA)
CREATOR
  • Iakovidou Athena (AA)
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https://humanitiesthesaurus.academyofathens.gr/dyas-resource/Concept/1804
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