didrachm

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didrachm

(ˈdaɪˌdræm) or

didrachma

n
(Currencies) (in ancient Greece) a silver coin worth two drachmas
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Adding insult to injury, at this point Vespasian initiated the fiscus Judaicus, a tax on Jews everywhere, taking the didrachma which they had previously paid as temple tax for the Capitol in Rome.
Matthew refers to Peter as Simon five times: in his call (Matt 4:18), in the list of the twelve (Matt 10:2), in Caesarea Philippi at his confession (Matt 16:16-17), and in Matt 17:25 about the question of paying the didrachma tax.