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στα^τήρ , ῆρος, , (
A.ἵστημιA. IV, cf. EM725.11) a weight,= λίτρα, κρόκης πέντε ς. Eup.252, cf. IG12.314.42, Poll.4.173, BGU953.2 (iii/ iv A.D.), Phot.; ς. Αἰγιναῖος as a weight, Hp.Mul.1.78.
II. standard coin, struck in various materials, whether gold, electrum, or silver:
1. gold, ς. χρυσοῖ, ς. χρυσοῦ, Ar.Pl.816, Pl.Euthd.299e; of various standards, e.g. ς. Δαρεικός (cf. Δαρεικός) Hdt.7.28, Th.8.28; “Δαρεικοῦ χρυσίου στατῆρεςIG12.310.103; “ς. ΚροίσειοςPlu.2.823a, Poll.3.87, Hsch.; “χρυσοῦ στατῆρες ΛαμψακηνοίIG12.339.32, al., cf. 7.2425, al. (Thebes, iv B.C.); ς. Φιλίππειος, Ἀλεξάνδρειος, Poll.9.59, cf. SIG285.12 (Erythrae, iv B.C.); Πτολεμαϊκὸς ς. Inscr.Délos 442 B 190 (ii B.C.).
2. electrum (cf. “χρυσός1.1a), struck at Cyzicus, χρυσίου Κυζικηνοῦ ς. IG12.302.12, al., cf. Lys.32.6; “Κύζικος πλέα στατήρωνEup.233; at Phocaea, ς. Φωκαϊται, Φωκαιῆς, Th.4.52, D.40.36; “Φωκαϊκὼ στατῆρεIG22.1388.42.
3. silver, ς. Αἰγιναῖοι ib.12.310.111, 22.1126.17, 1388.70, X.HG5.2.22; “ς. ΚορκυραῖοιIG12.310 add.; “ς. ΚορίνθιοςSIG421.39 (Aetolia, iii B.C.), Poll.4.175; in Sicily called δεκάλιτρος ς., Epich.10; “ς. πάτριοςSIG976.8 (Samos, ii B.C.); later applied to the Attic τετράδραχμον, Phot., Suid.; also to the Ptolemaic τ., PCair.Zen.567.4, 734.3, PRev.Laws 58.7 (all iii B.C.), BGU1846.8 (i B.C.), Hero *Geom.23.55,56; also of the Jewish shekel, Ev.Matt.17.27.
III. one who owes money, debtor, πολλοὶ ς., ἀποδοτῆρες οὐδ᾽ ἂν εἷς οὐδαμεῖ cj. Kaibel) Epich.116.
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    • Aristophanes, Plutus, 816
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