From one daric to one daric and a half per month, $5 to $7.50.
The dispute was about a claim which amounted nearly to the thirtieth part of a daric.
daric—A Persian gold coin, valued one pound, twelve shillings, three pence.
The daric is mentioned in several Biblical books that were written after the beginning of the Persian period.
daric, a gold coin current in ancient Persia, stamped with an archer kneeling, and weighing little over a sovereign.
The daric was a Persian gold coin, generally supposed to have derived its name from Darius I.; but others think this doubtful.
He could guarantee that each soldier should receive a daric a month as pay, the officers double pay, and the generals quadruple.
in the Revised Version of 1 Chr. 29:7; Ezra 2:69; 8:27; Neh. 7:70-72, where the Authorized Version has "dram." It is the rendering of the Hebrew darkemon and the Greek dareikos. It was a gold coin, bearing the figure of a Persian King with his crown and armed with bow and arrow. It was current among the Jews after their return from Babylon, i.e., while under the Persian domination. It weighed about 128 grains troy, and was of the value of about one guinea or rather more of our money. It is the first coin mentioned in Scripture, and is the oldest that history makes known to us.