Denomination nomisma

Name

Stater

Nomisma

http://nomisma.org/id/stater nomisma

GND

http://d-nb.info/gnd/4210918-8 GND

Information

Literally the resp. one unit. Hence designating the main unit within a certain currency of a Greek city or realm. The silver tetradrachm of Athens or the tridrachm of Corinth hence are also the stater within each denominational system. The main meaning though, especially in modern scholarship, is that of a denomination in gold of about 8.6 grams in the Attic standard.

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