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ἀργύριον [ῠ], τό, small coin, piece of money, Ar.Fr.262, X.Oec.19.16, etc.: pl. (v. Poll.9.89), Ar.Av.600, Eup.155, X.l.c.: then,

2. collectively, money, Ar.Pl.156,158, al.; ἀ. ῥητόν a fixed sum, Th.2.70; εἰς ἀ. λογισθέντα calculated in our money, X.Cyr.3.1.33; ἀ. καθαρόν 'hard cash', Theoc.15.36: in Com. with Art., τἀργύριον the money, the cash, δανείζεσθαι Ar.Nu.756; ἀπαιτεῖν ib.1247; κατατιθέναι Antiph.124.14, etc.; so τἀ. καταβάλλειν Th.1.27, etc.

II. = ἄργυρος, silver, πεντηκοσίας μνέας ἀργυρίου Hdt.3.13; ἀ. ἐπίσημον and ἄσημον Th.2.13; χρυσίον καὶ ἀ. Pl.Alc.1.122e; ἀργυρίου ἄνθος lead oxide, Hp.Nat.Mul.33.