Silver in Antiquity
Silver had great value and aesthetic appeal in many ancient cultures...
A Dazzling Display of Peruvian Silver in Canada
This fall the Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at the University...
The Importance of the Lydian Stater as the World's First Coin
The Lydian Stater was the official coin of the Lydian Empire, introduced...
Gold in Antiquity
Gold, chemical symbol Au (from the Latin aurum meaning ‘shining...
The coinage of Carthage was first minted from the 5th century BCE...
Ancient Greek Coinage
The coinage of ancient Greece has given us some of the most recognisable...
Ancient Greek Silver coins
Top row (L to R): - Silver drachm from Corcyra (Corfu), 229-48...
10 Coins of Ancient Greece
The first Greek coins were minted in Aegina from 560 BCE, and then...
Top row (L to R): Cos (300-190 BCE) Silver tetradrachm, crab...
Copper in Antiquity
Copper was probably the first metal used by ancient cultures, and...
Ancient Greek Coins
Top row (L to R): Thera (c. 500 BCE) - Silver stater, two dolphins...
Silver Ladle, Hoxne Hoard
A gilded silver ladle from the Hoxne Hoard. Discovered in Suffolk...