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νόμ-ισμα , ατος, τό,
A.anything sanctioned by current or established usage, custom,Ἑλληνικὸν ν.A.Th.269, cf. E.IT1471; institution,οὐδὲν γὰρ ἀνθρώποισιν οἷον ἄργυρος κακὸν ν. ἔβλαστεS.Ant. 296; “θεοὶ ἡμῖν ν. οὐκ ἔστιAr.Nu.248, with a play on signf. 11 (do not pass current with us).
II. esp. current coin, ν. κόψαι or κόψασθαι, coin money, Hdt.3.56, 4.166; “τἀρχαῖον ν.Ar.Ra.720; “ν. σύμβολον τῆς ἀλλαγῆς ἕνεκαPl.R.371b, cf. Arist.EN1133b11, Pol.1257a11, D.L.6.20; “τάλαντα νομίσματοςAnd.3.8; “ν. ἡμεδαποῦIG12.91.4; “τὸ ἐπιχώριον ν.PCair.Zen.21.12 (iii B.C.): pl. “νομίσματαpieces of money, coins, Hdn.1.9.7.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (11):
    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 269
    • Andocides, On the Peace, 8
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 248
    • Aristophanes, Frogs, 720
    • Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae, 348
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Taurus, 1471
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.56
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.166
    • Plato, Republic, 371b
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 296
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 11
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