Collection Highlights: Heberden Coin Room

 

Heberden Coin Room

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HCRmehmed1

Bronze medal of Mehmed II

By Bertoldo di Giovanni, Florence, c.1480, 93 mm diameter. Bust of Mehmed II / Personifications of Greece, Trebizond and Asia held in a lasso in the back of a victory chariot.

HCRchandragupta

Chandragupta II (AD 380–414)

Indian, gold dinara, 20 mm diameter.

HCRdomitianus

Domitianus (AD c.271)

Roman, base silver radiate, 20 mm diameter. Radiate bust of Domitianus / Concordia.

HCRalexander

Head of Alexander /Athena

Greek, silver tetradrachm, 30 mm diameter, Lysimachus, 280 BC.

HCRdionysus

Head of Dionysus / Silenus

Greek, silver tetradrachm, 29 mm diameter, Naxos, c.460 BC.

HCRhenryVIII

Henry VIII

English, 1545, gold medal, 52 mm diameter, minted at London. Bust of Henry VIII / Inscriptions in Hebrew and Greek.

HCRjahangir

Jahangir (AD 1611)

Indian, gold muhur, 21 mm diameter, minted at Agra. Sagittarius / Inscription.

HCRnero

Nero (AD 54–68)

Roman, brass sestertius, 35 mm diameter, AD c.65. Head of Nero / Roma.

HCRhoard

Selection from the Crondall hoard

Anglo-Saxon, gold thrymsas, c.12mm diameter, AD c.640.

HCRtiberius

Tiberius (AD 14–37)

Roman, brass sestertius, 37 mm diameter, AD 35–6. Temple of Concordia.

HCRoxfordcrown

‘Oxford crown’

English, Charles I, 1644, 44 mm diameter, minted at Oxford. Charles I on horse / Plumes and inscription.

HCRstandingcaliph

‘Standing Caliph’

Islamic, gold dinar, AH 77 (= 696/7 AD), 20 mm diameter, minted at Damascus, Caliph / Mutilated Cross-on-Steps.