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Silver tetradrachm coin with the silphium plant (obverse) and a head (reverse), Cyrene, 435 – 375 BC, 13.29 g.

Silver tetradrachm coin with the silphium plant (obverse) and a head (reverse), Cyrene, 435 – 375 BC, 13.29 g.

© Trustees of the British Museum, London
Marinid gold dinars with kufic inscriptions, Tripolotania, 13th – 15th c. AD, Ø 32 mm; 4.65 g.

Marinid gold dinars with kufic inscriptions, Tripolotania, 13th – 15th c. AD, Ø 32 mm; 4.65 g.

© National Museum of Tripoli (As-Saraya al-Hamra) / Hafed Abdouli

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Material
Metals
Type
Coins
Details
Copper, bronze, silver or gold. |  | Graeco-Roman period: With portraits of royals, deities standing or sitting, animals or silphium plant and Greek or Latin inscriptions surrounding different motifs. |  | Islamic Era: Dinars with Arabic inscriptions inside a circle or square, may be surrounded with symbols
Red List
Emergency Red List of Libyan Cultural Objects at Risk
Countries
Libya
Period
1st millennium BC – AD 1551