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Silver Denarius of Trajan (Obverse Side)
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Silver Denarius of Trajan (Obverse Side)

A silver denarius showing the face of Roman emperor Trajan (r. 98-117 CE)
Silver Denarius of Trajan (Reverse Side)
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Silver Denarius of Trajan (Reverse Side)

A silver denarius with Trajan (r. 98-117 CE) on the obverse side. Here on the reverse side, the inscriptions demonstrate the major achievements of the emperor. They read as such: PM-TRP-COSVI-PP-SPQR. These are abbreviations for Pontifex...
Persian Silver Plaque Depicting Hunting Dogs
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Persian Silver Plaque Depicting Hunting Dogs

Perforated silver plaque; lightly embossed scene of two long-tailed hunting dogs resembling mastiffs, one on either side of a male wild boar facing right, with a forked tail. 6-7th century CE, Iran. British Museum
Silver Penny of King John
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Silver Penny of King John

A silver penny minted during the reign of King John of England (r. 1199 to 1216 CE)
Silver Coin of Umar II
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Silver Coin of Umar II

Silver dirham from the reign of Umar II (r. 717 - 720 CE). Minted c. 718/719 CE. Basra, Iraq.
Achaemenid Silver Figurine
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Achaemenid Silver Figurine

Cast silver statuette of a nude youth from the Oxus Treasure. Achaemenid Period (550-330 BCE) British Museum
Ptolemaic Silver Wine Vase
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Ptolemaic Silver Wine Vase

Different cultural traditions met in Hellenistic Egypt, as this small silver wine vase illustrates (11 cm in height; ca. 200-150 BCE; APM inv. no. 3397). It is decorated with acanthus and lotus leaves, floral motifs from respectively Greece...
Silver Shilling of Edward VI of England
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Silver Shilling of Edward VI of England

A silver shilling of Edward VI of England (r. 1547-1553 CE) showing the king's portrait and the royal coat of arms.
Silver Coin of Aybak
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Silver Coin of Aybak

Silver dirham of the first Mamluk Sultan Aybak minted in Cairo in 1256 CE.
Parthian Silver Coin
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Parthian Silver Coin

Parthian silver coin, showing Gotarzes I on the obverse and a seated archer on a throne on the reverse. Ecbatana, Iran, 95-90 BCE.