Collection Highlights: Heberden Coin Room
Heberden Coin Room
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.
Indian, gold dinara, 20 mm diameter.
Roman, base silver radiate, 20 mm diameter. Radiate bust of Domitianus / Concordia.
Greek, silver tetradrachm, 30 mm diameter, Lysimachus, 280 BC.
Greek, silver tetradrachm, 29 mm diameter, Naxos, c.460 BC.
English, 1545, gold medal, 52 mm diameter, minted at London. Bust of Henry VIII / Inscriptions in Hebrew and Greek.
Indian, gold muhur, 21 mm diameter, minted at Agra. Sagittarius / Inscription.
Roman, brass sestertius, 35 mm diameter, AD c.65. Head of Nero / Roma.
Anglo-Saxon, gold thrymsas, c.12mm diameter, AD c.640.
Roman, brass sestertius, 37 mm diameter, AD 35–6. Temple of Concordia.
English, Charles I, 1644, 44 mm diameter, minted at Oxford. Charles I on horse / Plumes and inscription.
Islamic, gold dinar, AH 77 (= 696/7 AD), 20 mm diameter, minted at Damascus, Caliph / Mutilated Cross-on-Steps.