The payment was first one obolus— afterward increased to three.
According to Philemon this was one obolus, about 6 cents in American money.
This often supplies the obolus that secures the necessary bit of Cunard passport.
He said to himself that this was Styx and the fare an obolus.
According to Philemon it amounted to one obolus, about four cents of our money.
Evidently to humble my pride and beg an obolus of young Berkley.
No spirit is allowed to enter the leaky craft until he has first paid Charon the fee of a small coin called the obolus.
That will hardly work out to one obolus for each drop of blood!
It might have been a Greek obolus, so utter was his blank astonishment.
For this Philocrates skewers the finches together and sells them at the rate of an obolus for seven.