A shekel is a unit of weight, roughly equal to 10.5 grams. In 2010 a gram of silver was worth just under 50 cents. This would make a shekel worth about five dollars.
However, some sources suggest that silver was a much more valuable metal in the ancient Middle East than it is today. A shekel of silver may have been much more valuable - perhaps worth as much as 80 dollars for one shekel of silver.
A biblical half-shekel is the equivalent today of 1/4 oz. of silver. To estimate the dollar value, check what an oz. of silver is trading at on the market and then divide by 4 for your answer. Type your answer here...
Today's price is - for silver -A shekel which is approximately half an ounce or 14.17 grammes.At current market rates this is worth £2.83.It will go up or down according to World prices for silver,
A shekel weighed anywhere from 9 to 17 grams. Since everything has changed since then, it's easiest to answer in terms of purchasing power. A small family could live on one silver shekel for about a week.
5 Israeli shekels = 1.331205 U.S. dollars
They are all worth at least the value of the silver in them.
Silver dimes are worth about $2.50 in US dollars. This is about. 2.49 Canadian dollars. Silver quarters are worth about $5. This is about $4.98 Canadian dollars.
There were no silver dollars minted in 1952.
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A shekel is a unit of weight, so the value of 20 shekels in US dollars would fluctuate with the current trading value of silver. One shekel is approximately 2/5 of an ounce or 11.5 grams. As of today, 1/15/11, 20 shekels would be about $228. <><><><><> A shekel is also a unit of currency, and is presently the official currency of Israel. Since conversion varies, you would need to consult a bank or some such trading organization. As of today, 1/15/11, 20 shekels are approximately worth $5.6 dollars US.
It is worth about 600singapore dollars to 1000singapore dollars