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Talent , Weights, Ancient Money
by Angela Doreathy Watkins
02/13/07
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II Samuel 12:30 - A measure of weight

Exodus 25:39 - of gold

I Kings 20:39 - of silver

Hebrews 12:1 - weight

Leviticus 19:35 - Trade and Commerce, Honesty in Trade

Partial Table of Ancient Money and Their Value in American Coin.


OLD HEBREW MONEY

Talent of Silver ( 3000 shekels) 1500 - Dollars, 00 - cts, 0 - Mills

Talent of Gold (3000 shekels), 15,000 - Dollars, 00 - cts, 0 - Mills

Note - The Shekel is variously estimated at from 30 to 60 1/2 cents American coin


Table Showing the Weight of Hebrew Coin

Talent, 654, 000 grains or 93 pounds, 12 oz.


A Table of Greek (Attic) Coins and Their Value in American Money


Talent of Silver, 936 - Dollars, 00 - cts, 0 - Mills

Talent of Gold, 9360 - Dollars, 00 - cts, 0 - Mills


A Table of Roman Coins and Their Value in American Money

Assarius, 1 / 10 th of a denarious, 00 - Dollars, 1 - cts, 6 - Mills

Quadrans, or Sestertius, 1 / 4 th of a denarius, 00 - Dollars, 4 - cts, 0 - Mills

Donarius (the penny of the New Testament, Matthew xxii 21), 00 - Dollars, 16 - cts, 0 - Mills


Scripture Reference used/taken from:

KJV, Superfine Edition, New Devotional and Explanatory Family Bible, Entered according to the Act of Congress in the year 1879, by J R Jones, in the Office of the Librarian of Congress in Washington

The Precious Promise Bible, KJV, Copyright 1915 by The John C. Winston Co.

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