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Weights & Measures1

(with estimated equivalents)

i) Weights: 6 obols = 1 drachma; 100 drachmas = 1 mina

EquivalentsAtticAeginetan
obol0.728 g.1.0 g.
drachma4.366 g.6.03 g.
mina436.6 g.602.6 g

ii) Distance: Attic stade: 185 meters.

iii) Liquid Measures:

12 cheramydes2⎫ ⎪ = 1 cotyle 6 cyathoi rk⎬ 4 oxybapha⎭ 12 cotylai = 1 chous (pl. choes)
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EquivalentsAtticAeginetan
cheramys1822.8 ml.
cyathos45.6 ml.
oxybaphon68.4 ml.
cotyle0.2736 1.0.379 1.
chous3.283 1.4.55 1.

iv) Dry Measures: 4 cotylai = 1 choenix

EquivalentsAtticAeginetan
cotyle0.27361. 0.379 1.
choenix1.094 1.1.515 1.
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