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Exporters would presumably like that, since it will lead to a devaluation of the shekel.
Israeli women make seventy agorot for each shekel earned by men with the same qualifications.
If a man has hired a ship of sixty gur, he shall give one-sixth of a shekel of silver per diem as her hire.The Oldest Code of Laws in the World|Hammurabi, King of Babylon
It consisted of a golden ear-ring, of half a shekel weight, and two bracelets for her hands, of ten shekels weight of gold.
A talent weighed three thousand shekels, and a shekel two hundred and nineteen grains.
I will give you a quarter of a shekel for it; and if you find any more bring them to me.The Curious Book of Birds|Abbie Farwell Brown
Would the fire insurance folks have loosened up a shekel more, had old Nero squirted water on some grocer's cellar door?Uncle Walt [Walt Mason]|Walt Mason