Sicilicus


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Sicilicus

1. An ancient Roman unit of area approximately equivalent to 52.6 square meters.

2. An ancient Roman unit of weight approximately equivalent to 6.85 grams.
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The weight of silver that was equivalent to one Roman libra of five gold aurei was divided up into 240 silver pennies and then, gradually, the shilling (the successor of the solidus and sicilicus) was introduced as the intermediate value between the penny and the pound.