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Farthing

The translators of the New Testament use this word several times, and in each instance the original text indicates a different coin.

In the Gospel of St. Matthew (x. 29) the Greek text reads ; in St. Luke (xiii. 6) the Vulgate has dupondius; finally in St. Matthew (v. 26) and St. Mark (xii. 42), the Greek word is .


Source: Frey's Dictionary (American Journal of Numismatics, Vol. 50, 1916)
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