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Latinum

Three strips of gold-pressed latinum

A strip was the small, but not the smallest, unit of gold-pressed latinum.

Twenty strips were equal to one bar of latinum. (DS9: "Body Parts")

Comparative values Edit

One strip 
Quark said that a strip of latinum would pay for a couple of spins of the dabo wheel. (DS9: "Sanctuary")
Nog and Jake Sisko planned to play dom-jot for a strip of latinum a go. (DS9: "Life Support")
Two strips 
Doctor Orpax, one of the most expensive doctors on Ferenginar, charged two strips of latinum just to walk into the waiting room. (DS9: "Body Parts")
With two strips, Elim Garak almost bought Jadzia's freedom from a Cardassian guard during the Occupation of Bajor. (DS9: "Things Past")
On Cardassia IV, an overseer was offered the services of Kira Nerys for two strips of latinum. (DS9: "The Homecoming")
In the first draft script of "Body Parts", Quark mentioned having made two bars of latinum on Ferenginar's open market overnight, in relation to Talabian rivets.
Three strips 
Quark asked for three strips of latinum for one memorial disk of Plegg. (DS9: "The Alternate")
Nog offered to sell his pajamas to Rom for three strips of latinum, but settled for two. (DS9: "Little Green Men")
Jadzia Dax staked Thomas Riker three strips of gold-pressed latinum when his winning streak ran dry, thinking he was William T. Riker. (DS9: "Defiant")
During a game of tongo, Jadzia Dax stated that the purchase price would be three strips. (DS9: "Rules of Acquisition")
Quark owed Jadzia Dax three strips of latinum. (DS9: "Meridian")
Five strips 
During a game of tongo, Jadzia Dax stated that the opening risk would be five strips. (DS9: "Rules of Acquisition")
A cadet's uniform for Nog from Garak's shop cost Rom five strips of latinum. (DS9: "Facets")
The buy in to Quark's game of tongo for Julian Bashir to join was five strips; he only brought six to the game. (DS9: "Change of Heart")
Eight strips 
During a game of tongo, Jadzia Dax stated that the sell price would be eight strips. (DS9: "Rules of Acquisition")
Ten strips 
Nog sold the holosuite program A Visit with the Pleasure Goddess of Rixx to Jadzia Dax for ten strips of latinum, who then gave it to Julian Bashir as a gift. (DS9: "Little Green Men")
Fourteen strips 
Quark paid a dabo girl fourteen strips of latinum on payday. (DS9: "The Collaborator")
Fifteen strips 
Jadzia Dax won fifteen strips of latinum from Quark in a tongo game. (DS9: "Business as Usual")
Seventeen strips 
The price of a dress from Garak's shop was seventeen strips of latinum, but Quark offered twenty for it. (DS9: "Profit and Loss")
Thirty six strips 
The amount of latinum Worf lost to Quark in a bet he had made on Jadzia Dax beating the Ferengi bartender in tongo. (DS9: "Change of Heart")
In a deleted scene cut from the final draft of VOY: "Friendship One", Tom Paris complained that "the only people who want to talk to me [from the Alpha Quadrant] are my father and a Ferengi Tongo dealer who claims I still owe him three hundred strips of latinum."
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