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mĭna (mna , Plin. 35, 10, 36, § 107), ae, f., = μνᾶ.
I. A Greek weight of a hundred Attic drachmas, a mina, Plin. 21, 34, 109, § 185; Rhem. Fann. de Ponder. 32 sq. —
II. A Greek money of account.
A. The silver mina; this was of 100 Attic drachmae or Roman denarii (about $18.05 of our currency): “argenti,Plaut. As. 2, 3, 16; id. Poen. 2, 21; 5, 5, 8 al.—Also absol.: “mina,Plaut. Trin. 2, 4, 2; id. Ps. 3, 2, 87; id. Poen. 5, 6, 22 al.; Cic. Tusc. 5, 32, 91; id. Leg. 2, 27, 68: “minae bonae mala opera partae,Plaut. As. 3, 3, 144.—
B. Auri, the mina of gold, of five times the value of the silver one: “alia opust auri mina,Plaut. Truc. 5, 44; id. Mil. 5, 27.
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