Electrum 1/6 stater, western modern Turkey

Money has been used in different forms across the world for over 5,000 years.

The British Museum has one of the largest collections of money in the world, almost one million objects. This includes coins and banknotes as well as other objects that have served as money in different times and different places.

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The majority of the Museum’s collection of money is looked after by the staff of the Department of Coins and Medals.

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Catalogue of Roman coins, £150.00

Catalogue of Roman coins, £150.00