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Historical Archive: Coins and Medals 840-present
For non-monetary bracteates see Pendants in the object type index.

This page is organized chronologically by ruler.
M-G in captions below: Karl F. Morrison and Henry Grunthal, Carolingian coinage (New York: American Numismatic Society, 1967).


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Lothar I (840-55) silver denier, bust obverse: M-G 563, Prou 1049, CdM
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Lothar I (840-55) silver denier, temple reverse: M-G 563, Prou 1049, CdM
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Lothar I (840-55) silver denier, bust obverse: M-G 564, Prou 1050, CdM
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Lothar I (840-55) silver denier, temple reverse: M-G 564, Prou 1050, CdM
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Lothar I (840-55) silver denier (copy?), bust obverse: M-G 562, Prou 1048, CdM
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Lothar I (840-55) silver denier (copy?), temple reverse: M-G 562, Prou 1048, CdM
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Pippin I of Acquitaine (814-38) silver denier, bust obverse: M-G 597, ANS 69.119.1
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Pippin I of Acquitaine (814-38) silver denier, temple reverse: M-G 597, ANS 69.119.1
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Siegfred (894-98) silver penny, Danelaw Northumbria, Hermitage OH-З-116198
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Leo VI the Wise copper follis, obverse, Constantinople 886-912, NBM
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lead token of St. Symeon Stylites the Younger, 10th-11th c. Syria, SMBByz 32/73, which has its own page
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al-Muqtadir bi-Ilah (Abbasid caliph 908-32), gold donation dinar 916-17, Hermitage OH-B-Aз-5153
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Louis IV (936-54) or V (986-87) silver denier, bust obverse: M-G 1631, Prou 470, Chinon, CdM
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Ethelred II (978-1013, 1014-16) silver penny, obverse, Hermitage OH-З-112154. For same ruler's reverse see Hermitage
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Ethelred II (978-1013, 1014-16) silver penny, reverse, Hermitage OH-З-112134
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gold coin of Constantine VII (nomisma histamenon), Constantinople 1025-28, DO BZC 1960.125.66
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Romanus III Argyrus gold nomisma histamenon reverse, 1028-34, NBM
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gold coin of Constantine IX Monomachos (nomisma), Constantinople 1042-55, DO BZC 1948.17.2908
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Empress Theodora (1055-56) gold histamenon, DO
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Romanus IV Diogenes and Eudocia gold nomisma histamenon, reverse, Constantinople 1068-71, NBM
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nomisma histamenon of Nikephoros III Botaneiates (107881), electrum, DO BZC
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Bolesław III Wrymouth (Krzywousty), denarius: St. Adalbert of Prague, Krakow 1133, MNW 115856
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Bolesław III Wrymouth (Krzywousty), denarius: Bolesław with St. Adalbert of Prague, Krakow 1135, MNW 115854
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silver bracteate of Frederick Barbarossa, Altenburg c.1170, SMBMünz 18201196
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Margrave Otto I, bracteate, Brandenburg 1170-84, MNW NPO 3383
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silver bracteate of Philipp von Schwaben, c.1200, SMBMünz 18207560
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Novgorod grivny (money), silver, 13th c., Hermitage, back: OH-P-531; front: OH-P-1-557
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grivny (money) of Novgorod, 13th-14th c., KremlinArch
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John I Komnenos-Doukas, coin reverse, Thessalonika 1237-42? NBM
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Tsar Stefan Uros V Dusan/Stefan the Feeble of Serbia, coin reverse 1355-71: helmet, NBM
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Despot Jovan Uglesha/Uglješa Mrjavčevic of Serbia, coin reverse 1365-71: helmet, NBM
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Volkašin/Vukasin Mrjavčevic of Serbia silver dinar obverse, 1368-71: Christ enthroned, NBM
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Volkašin/Vukasin Mrjavčevic of Serbia silver dinar reverse, 1368-71: inscription, NBM
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Vernicle (veil of Veronica), 15th c., copper alloy, MoL 88.9/18
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Andrea Guacioloti, Pope Nicholas V in the ship Eclesia, cast bronze 1455, UMMA 1984/1.283
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King Henry VI (Henry of Windsor, as saint?) on a ship, late 15th c., lead alloy (imitation gold coin), MoL 75.1/3
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Maximilian I, silver 3 Guldiner, Antwerp 1517 (dated 1509), SMBMünz 18203549
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Pope Clement VII de'Medici (d.1534), medal obverse, gilt bronze 1529-30: Giovanni Bernardi da Castelbolognese, UCh 1977.117
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Pope Clement VII de'Medici (d.1534), medal reverse: Joseph reveals himself to his brothers, gilt bronze 1529-30. Giovanni Bernardi da Castelbolognese, UCh 1977.117
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Apocalypse medal, Hans Reinhart the Elder 1539, silver, Pushkin Bec 54, 13r
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Woman clothed with the sun: silver Taler, Goslar 1542, SMBMünz 18202042
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Catherine de' Medici (d.1589): Germain Pilon (1540-90), bronze medallion, Paris c.1575, Louvre MRR 313
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plaque with medals and hair of Napoleon, silver/gilt/bronze, France 1840s, Hermitage UM-30876. For details see Hermitage.
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United States half eagle, gold, obverse, 1900, p.c.
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United States half eagle, gold, reverse, 1900, p.c.
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United States half eagle, gold, reverse det.: die marks, 1900, p.c.
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United States quarter eagle, gold, obverse, 1911, p.c.
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United States quarter eagle, gold, obverse, 1911, p.c.
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United States quarter eagle, gold, reverse, 1911, p.c.
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United States quarter eagle, gold, reverse, 1911, p.c.
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Ludwig Gies, Dance of Death 1917, bronze, SMBMünz 18209057
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French 10 Franc coin honoring the Capetian millennium, obverse, 1987, p.c.
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French 10 Franc coin honoring the Capetian millennium, obverse, 1987, p.c.
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French 10 Franc coin honoring the Capetian millennium, reverse, 1987, p.c.
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Canadian gold million-dollar coin, obverse, 2007, SMBMünz. For other views see Berlin.