Silver Coin, Period: 4 th century B.C. 330BC (circa); Museum Description: “Silver coin.(obverse) Head of nymph Sinope waring earring. (reverse) Eagle above dolphin.” Minted in: Sinope (Modern Turkey, Black Sea Region Sinop Province) British Museum is closed 24, 25 and 26 December and 1 January, but is open every other day of the year. Fast facts about the British Museum: Founded: 1753, Collection size: 8 million objects, Oldest object in the collection: Stone chopping tool (nearly 2 million years old).
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