List of Objects

Telling a history of our world through objects

Click on the titles in the blue bar below [Location, Theme, Contributor Type, etc.] and then choose a category to see a list of objects - e.g. click Theme and then click War. (All objects have been classified by their contributor.)

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  1. William 1st Silver Penny William 1st Silver Penny Contributed by Individual
  2. 1793 £5 Note 1793 £5 Note Contributed by Museum
  3. Chinese coin Chinese coin Contributed by Individual
  4. British India coin smallest denomination British India coin smallest denomination Contributed by Individual
  5. 112 Stamps on a single envelope (1923) 112 Stamps on a single envelope (1923) Contributed by Individual
  6. Sickness insurance books Sickness insurance books Contributed by Individual
  7.  LT Bus Ticket Machine by George Gibson LT Bus Ticket Machine by George Gibson Contributed by Individual
  8. Indenture of Apprenticeship Indenture of Apprenticeship Contributed by Individual
  9. Gold Hammered Coin - Louis XII Gold Hammered Coin - Louis XII Contributed by Individual
  10. Chinese food coupon Chinese food coupon Contributed by Individual
  11. Royal Charter Gold ingots Royal Charter Gold ingots Contributed by Museum
  12. Missionary collection box Missionary collection box Contributed by Museum
  13. A 1960's Savings Bank A 1960's Savings Bank Contributed by Individual
  14. Trade Token for Rothesay Cotton Mill Trade Token for Rothesay Cotton Mill Contributed by Individual
  15. Cornish pasty money box Cornish pasty money box Contributed by Museum
  16. Norman silver penny Norman silver penny Contributed by Museum
  17. Roman coin of Domitianus II Roman coin of Domitianus II Contributed by Museum
  18. 1804 Coin used as military identity disc 1804 Coin used as military identity disc Contributed by Individual
  19. Earliest surviving Scottish banknote Earliest surviving Scottish banknote Contributed by Museum
  20. 1660s banking ledger 1660s banking ledger Contributed by Museum
  21. Adam and Eve by Eddy Wilderspin-Jones Adam and Eve by Eddy Wilderspin-Jones Contributed by Individual
  22. Adam and Eve by Eddy Wilderspin-Jones Adam and Eve by Eddy Wilderspin-Jones Contributed by Individual
  23. Portuguese Coins - Newport Medieval Ship Portuguese Coins - Newport Medieval Ship Contributed by Museum
  24. Louis XVI Coin - 2 sols Louis XVI Coin - 2 sols Contributed by Individual
  25. Credit Card Credit Card Contributed by Individual
  26. Hungarian coins Hungarian coins Contributed by Individual
  27. credit card credit card Contributed by Individual
  28. Britain's First Decimal Coins Britain's First Decimal Coins Contributed by Individual
  29. The Roman Coin The Roman Coin Contributed by Individual
  30. A certificate of sale A certificate of sale Contributed by Individual
  31. Coin gold plated medalion Coin gold plated medalion Contributed by Individual
  32. Credit card Credit card Contributed by The British Museum
  33. Paymaster General's account book, 1690 Paymaster General's account book, 1690 Contributed by Museum
  34. Salt blocks used as currency Salt blocks used as currency Contributed by Museum
  35. Gold Sovereign Gold Sovereign Contributed by Individual
  36. Silver spoon made for the Gilbert family Silver spoon made for the Gilbert family Contributed by Museum
  37. Early ATM Card (Cashcard) Early ATM Card (Cashcard) Contributed by Individual
  38. Double Florin Coin Double Florin Coin Contributed by Individual
  39. Merovingian Frankish Gold Tremissis Merovingian Frankish Gold Tremissis Contributed by Museum
  40. Ancient Greek coin Ancient Greek coin Contributed by Individual
  41. Silver Coin - Plantagenet Era Silver Coin - Plantagenet Era Contributed by Individual
  42. Coin Catcher Coin Catcher Contributed by Individual
  43. 1d Nailmakers Truck coin minted 1811 1d Nailmakers Truck coin minted 1811 Contributed by Individual
  44. Union Bank of Scotland savings box Union Bank of Scotland savings box Contributed by Individual
  45. Capitol stock certificate Capitol stock certificate Contributed by Individual
  46. Suffragette-defaced penny Suffragette-defaced penny Contributed by The British Museum
  47. Pieces of eight Pieces of eight Contributed by The British Museum
  48. Ming banknote Ming banknote Contributed by The British Museum
  49. Photos of Ronnie Kray and Lord Boothby Photos of Ronnie Kray and Lord Boothby Contributed by Individual
  50. Subscription book Subscription book Contributed by Museum

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