Talent , Weights, Ancient Money
by Angela Doreathy Watkins
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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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