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Silver Timeline


  • 609 BCE - 560 BCE

    Reign of Alyattes of Lydia. Minting of first coins made from electrum.

  • c. 550 BCE

    The silver drachma of Delos depicts a lyre - symbolic of Apollo - on its reverse side.

  • c. 211 BCE

    A new system of Roman coinage is introduced which includes the silver denarius.

  • c. 157 BCE

    There is a boom in the production of Roman silver coinage, in part thanks to the acquisition of silver mines in Macedonia.

  • 84 BCE

    Sulla mints new silver and gold coins to pay his army.

  • 1101 CE

    The unbyong (aka hwalgu) silver vases are first made and used as currency in Korea.


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