Definition of Dirhems
1. dirhem [n] - See also: dirhem
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dirhems
Literary usage of Dirhems
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Moohummudan Law of Sale, According to the Huneefeea Code: from the by Neil Benjamin Edmonstone Baillie (1850)
"If gold were purchased with this first kind of dirhems, the sale would be ... And if some of this kind of dirhems be sold or exchanged for others of them, ..."
2. The Numismatic Chronicle by Royal Numismatic Society (Great Britain) (1884)
"About 749 AH, Egyptian dirhems were alloyed in 3 copper and 3 silver (S. 262). ... As to the coining of silver money, one takes 300 dirhems (weight) of ..."
3. Cathay and the Way Thither: Being a Collection of Medieval Notices of China by Henry Yule, Odorico, Rashīd al-Dīn Ṭabīb, Francesco Balducci Pegolotti, Joannes de Marignolis, Ibn Batuta, Bento de Góis (1866)
"6d. Taking the dinar of Egypt and Syria at 10s. Gd., and 25 dirhems to the dinar (according to our author's own computation) we have the dirhem worth ..."