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  1. Grzywna

    The grzywna was a measure of weight, mainly for gold and silver, commonly used throughout medieval central Europe, in particular Poland, Bohemia and the Rus lands. Grzywna was also a unit of measure of a unit of exchange, and as such used as money. There were several different grzywnas such as the Kulm grzywna, Krakow grzywna or Novgorod grivna. It was roughly equivalent to the western mark. One grzywna was equal to half of a pound. The Krakow grzywna, used in Poland, weighed anywhere from 196.26 g to 201.86g, depending on the timeframe. In the 14th century, it was equal to 196.26 g, while in the beginning of the 16th century in weighed 197.684 g, but after 1558 it was equivalent to 201.802 g and after 1650 it was 201.86g. The Krakow grzywna was subdivided thus: 4 wiarduneks or quarters = 8 ounces = 16 drams = 24 skojecs = 96 grains = 240 denarii = 480 Obols As a measure of unit of exchange, the Krakow grzywna was equal to 48 Prague groschen. During the rule of Wladyslaw I the Elbow-high 576 denarii were struck from one Krakow grzywna of silver. During the rule of his son Casimir the Great, 768 denarii were struck from it and during the reign of Władysław II Jagiełło, it was 864 denarii.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grzywna in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grzywna in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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