A.shekel, a weight (LXXEx.30.23, al.) or coin (ib.Le.5.15); δραχμὴ μία τὸ ἥμισυ τοῦ ς. ib.Ex.39.2 (38.26); but “ὁ ς . . . Ἀττικὰς δέχεται δραχμὰς τέτταρας” J.AJ3.8.2, cf. Hsch. s.v. σίκλος.
2. the Persian ς. was the 1/3000th part of the Baby lonian silver talent, half the silver stater of Asia Minor, and = 7 1/2 Att. ὀβολοί, X.An.1.5.6; or 8 ὀβολοί, acc. to Phot., quoting S.Fr.1094 (perh. erroneously, instead of for sense 11).
II. ear-ring, Phot., cf. sq.