obol
Pronunciation
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈɑ.bəl/, /ˈoʊ.bəl/
  • (British) IPA: /ˈɒˌbɒl/, /ˈɒ.bəl/
Noun

obol (plural obols)

  1. (historical) A silver coin of Ancient Greece.
    In Classical Athens, there were six obols to one drachma.
  2. (historical) A weight, equivalent to one sixth of a drachma.
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