Origin of daric
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He could guarantee that each soldier should receive a daric a month as pay, the officers double pay, and the generals quadruple.Anabasis|Xenophon
Hence the gold daric was changed for ten silver staters or twenty silver drachmas.The History of Antiquity|Max Duncker
From one daric to one daric and a half per month, $5 to $7.50.Callias|Alfred John Church
The daric was a Persian gold coin, generally supposed to have derived its name from Darius I.; but others think this doubtful.
They were coined on the scale of 3000 gold darics to one talent, each daric weighing normally.2788 oz.