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Please note that recent acquisitions are not necessarily on display in the museum.

Portrait medal of Lucy Harington, countess of Bedford (1581-1627)

Portrait medal of Lucy Harington, countess of Bedford (1581-1627)

by Nicholas Briot (c.1579-1646)

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Offa of Mercia (757-96), silver penny

Offa of Mercia (757-96), silver penny

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Silver half cuartillo, Seville

Silver half cuartillo, Seville

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Rummen, Henry of Diest

Rummen, Henry of Diest

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Gilt bronze cowrie, China

Gilt bronze cowrie, China

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Anglo-Saxons, Eadbald of Kent (616-40), gold shilling, Canterbury mint, c.625

Anglo-Saxons, Eadbald of Kent (616-40), gold shilling, Canterbury mint, c.625

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Edward the Confessor, Arm and Sceptre type

Edward the Confessor, Arm and Sceptre type

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Edward the Confessor, Transitional Facing Bust Pyramids type

Edward the Confessor, Transitional Facing Bust Pyramids type

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Eritrea, Vittorio Emanuele III, silver tallero

Eritrea, Vittorio Emanuele III, silver tallero

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Korean charm

Korean charm

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Henry II, lead trial-piece

Henry II, lead trial-piece

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Liege, William of Lamarck

Liege, William of Lamarck

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Galba, silver denarius

Galba, silver denarius

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Edward I, silver farthing

Edward I, silver farthing

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Bronze portrait medal of Churchill, Kormis

Bronze portrait medal of Churchill, Kormis

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Terracotta mosaic with bronze coins, Indian, Habbarid Amirs of Sind

Terracotta mosaic with bronze coins, Indian, Habbarid Amirs of Sind

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Henry VIII, silver penny, Durham

Henry VIII, silver penny, Durham

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English medieval jeton, groat-sized

English medieval jeton, groat-sized

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Bronze portrait medal of Georg Henrik von Wright, Räsänen

Bronze portrait medal of Georg Henrik von Wright, Räsänen

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Double guldiner of Emperor Maximilian I (1493-1519)

Double guldiner of Emperor Maximilian I (1493-1519)

Krönungsdoppelguldiner (double guldiner), struck in 1517, Antwerp. 53mm across, 60.4g.

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Hugh Percy (Chancellor of Cambridge, 1840-7)

Hugh Percy (Chancellor of Cambridge, 1840-7)

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King John of England (1199-1216)

King John of England (1199-1216)

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Victoria (1837-1901)

Victoria (1837-1901)

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John I of Heinsberg (1395-1438)

John I of Heinsberg (1395-1438)

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Caliph Harun (al-Rashid) (786-809)

Caliph Harun (al-Rashid) (786-809)

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Queen Tamar of Georgia (1184-1213)

Queen Tamar of Georgia (1184-1213)

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Sulayman Mirza, Governor of Badakhshan (1529-84)

Sulayman Mirza, Governor of Badakhshan (1529-84)

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Medal by Raimo Heino (1932-95)

Medal by Raimo Heino (1932-95)

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Emperor Wong Chien (908-918)

Emperor Wong Chien (908-918)

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Kublai Khan (1260-94)

Kublai Khan (1260-94)

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Emperor Shuh Ti (1333-50)

Emperor Shuh Ti (1333-50)

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Sawshafan of Khorezm (mid-8th cent.)

Sawshafan of Khorezm (mid-8th cent.)

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Ma’add, governor of Tabaristan (789)

Ma’add, governor of Tabaristan (789)

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Merovingian jewellery (mid-7th cent.)

Merovingian jewellery (mid-7th cent.)

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Archbishop Æthelheard of Canterbury (792-805)

Archbishop Æthelheard of Canterbury (792-805)

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Æthelred II (978-1016)

Æthelred II (978-1016)

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Henry the Lion (1142-95)

Henry the Lion (1142-95)

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Edward I (1272-1307)

Edward I (1272-1307)

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Philip the Good (1429-67)

Philip the Good (1429-67)

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Shah Jahan (1628-58)

Shah Jahan (1628-58)

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