- " Now," he concluded, " I do not possess so much as even a dinar, give me, I pray thee, time for my fortunes to improve." - "Hero Tales and Legends of the Serbians", Woislav M. Petrovitch.
- I forgive thee gladly thy ransom, neither shall I ever ask even a dinar from thee, but thou canst repay me! - "Hero Tales and Legends of the Serbians", Woislav M. Petrovitch.
- There she sold to a jeweller for three drachmas and one dinar her only valuable,- her earrings for festal days; of silver, in the form of rings, each with a little golden star. - "Sulamith: A Romance of Antiquity", Alexandre Kuprin.