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χάραγ-μα [χα^], ατος, τό, (χαράσσω)
A.any mark engraved, imprinted, or branded, χ. ἐχίδνης the serpent's mark, i. e. its bite, sting, S.Ph. 267; “ἐν ἰσχίοις μὲν ἵπποι πυρὸς χάραγμ᾽ ἔχουσινAnacreont.26 B 2; “ἔχειν τὸ χ. τοῦ θηρίουApoc.16.2, cf. 13.16; χ. χειρός, i.e. writing, AP9.401 (Pall.); χαράγματα παμβασιλῆος, of an imperial missive, Epic. in BKT5(1).115: abs., inscription, AP7.220 (Agath.), cf. PLond.5.1688.8 (iv A. D.); stamped document, Sammelb.5275.11 (i A. D.); brand on a camel, PGrenf.2.50a).5 (ii A. D.); “χ. τέχνηςcarved work, Act.Ap.17.29; τὸ χ. τοῦ νομίσματος the impress on the coin, Plu.Lys.16, cf. Ages.15, Jul.Mis.355d (pl.), etc.; hence,
2. stamped money, coin, AP5.29 (Antip.Thess.), POxy.144.6 (vi A. D.).
3. metaph., mark, stamp, character,τὸ τῆς μονάδος σημαντικὸν χ.Theol.Ar.6.
4. endorsement, Arch.Pap.1.85.
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