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Silver Penny of David II of Scotland
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Silver Penny of David II of Scotland

A silver penny minted in the 1350s CE during the reign of David II of Scotland (r. 1329-1371 CE). Image by Classical Numismatic Group, Inc. http://www.cngcoins.com
Silver Coin of James V of Scotland
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Silver Coin of James V of Scotland

A silver groat of James V of Scotland (r. 1513-1542 CE) showing a portrait of the king and the royal arms. (Classical Numismatic Group, Inc. http://www.cngcoins.com)
Cow's Head Detail, Silver Lyre, Ur
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Cow's Head Detail, Silver Lyre, Ur

The silver cow's head decorating the front has inlaid eyes of shell and lapis lazuli. This lyre was found in the 'Great Death-Pit', one of the graves in the Royal Cemetery at Ur. From Ur, southern Mesopotamia, Iraq. Early dynastic period...
Silver Decadrachm, Syracuse
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Silver Decadrachm, Syracuse

Silver decadrachm from Syracuse, Sicily, c. 400 BCE. O: Quadriga with Nike crowning a charioteer. R: Head of Arethousa with dolphins. (Alpha Bank Numismatics Collection, Kerkyra, Corfu)
Athenian Silver Tertradrachm
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Athenian Silver Tertradrachm

Athenian Silver Tetradrachm, 479-454 BCE. O: Athena. R: Owl and olive branch. (Alpha Bank Numismatics Collection, Kerkyra, Corfu)
Pegasus, Corinthian Silver Stater
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Pegasus, Corinthian Silver Stater

Silver Stater from Corinth, 386-307 BCE. O: Pegasus, R: Athena. (Alpha Bank Numismatics Collection, Kerkyra, Corfu)
Silver Stater, Aegina
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Silver Stater, Aegina

Silver stater from Aegina, 4th century BCE. O: Tortoise, R: Incuse square. (Alpha Bank Numismatic Collection, Kerkyra, Corfu)
Griffin, Silver Abdera Coin
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Griffin, Silver Abdera Coin

A silver coin from Abdera, Greece depicting a griffin. This creature from Greek mythology was a mix of a lion and eagle. (Numismatics Museum, Athens)
Summary Account of Silver for the Governor
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Summary Account of Silver for the Governor

This almost square-shaped clay tablet records a Sumerian account of silver and other commodities. There are 8 columns of inscriptions; by this stage, the reed strokes are fully wedge-shaped and the writing could convey the Sumerian language...
Trebizond Silver Drachma
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Trebizond Silver Drachma

A silver drachma coin from Trebizond (Trapezus), 4th century BCE. (British Museum, London)