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Exporters would presumably like that, since it will lead to a devaluation of the shekel.
They've got all their own money back, and all of ourn but a shekel or two besides.Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Then the queen marveled greatly at the wisdom of Solomon, and gave him a shekel.
You call a thousand pounds respectable, and a shekel despicable.Burlesques|William Makepeace Thackeray
Not a shekel, not a silver penny, not a halfling—so help me the God of Abraham!Ivanhoe|Walter Scott
If any one hire a ship of sixty gur he shall pay one-sixth of a shekel in money as its hire per day.