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Lewis : mina

mina mĭna (mna, Plin. 35, 10, 36, § 107), ae, f., = μνᾶ . A Greek weight of a hundred Attic drachmas, a mina, Plin. 21, 34, 109, § 185; Rhem. Fann. de Ponder. 32 sq.

A Greek money of account. The silver mina; this was of 100 Attic drachmae or Roman denarii (about $18.05 of our currency): argenti, Plaut. As. 2, 3, 16; id. Poen. 2, 21; 5, 5, 8 al.—Also absol.: mina, Plaut. Trin. 2, 4, 2; id. Ps. 3, 2, 87; id. Poen. 5, 6, 22 al.; Cic. Tusc. 5, 32, 91; id. Leg. 2, 27, 68: minae bonae mala opera partae, Plaut. As. 3, 3, 144.

Auri, the mina of gold, of five times the value of the silver one: alia opust auri mina, Plaut. Truc. 5, 44; id. Mil. 5, 27.