Alexander the Great's head on a silver coin of Lysimachus in 321-281 B.C.

Coin of Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great's head on a silver coin of Lysimachus in 321-281 B.C.

"ARGENT. The French word for silver, of which metal all white fields or charges are supposed to consist." -Hall, 1862

Argent

"ARGENT. The French word for silver, of which metal all white fields or charges are supposed to consist."…

"Argent, a fess gules" describes the red (gules) stripe (fess) on the silver (argent) field.

Argent, a Fess Gules

"Argent, a fess gules" describes the red (gules) stripe (fess) on the silver (argent) field.

This tool is used for sorting coins, A coin is a piece of hard material that is standardized in weight, it is produced in large quantities in order to facilitate trade, and primarily and above all has the mark of the authority that produces it.

Coin Assorter

This tool is used for sorting coins, A coin is a piece of hard material that is standardized in weight,…

"The Helm of Baronet and Knights is of steel, garnished with silver, and standing affronté; the vizor is raised, and without bars."—Aveling, 1891

Helm of Baronet

"The Helm of Baronet and Knights is of steel, garnished with silver, and standing affronté; the…

This scent bottle is made out of silver in a floral and leaf design. Used to store perfume, its shape is wide at the bottom and narrow and elongated at the neck with a small cover.

Scent Bottle

This scent bottle is made out of silver in a floral and leaf design. Used to store perfume, its shape…

This jewelry box is designed in a Cinquecento (Italian 16th century) style in bronze, gilt and silver. At the top of the box are two cupids bearing the royal crown which is surmounted by the British Lion. The box is designed with medallions of the royal coat of arms, surrounded by wreaths of laurel. The angles of the box are figures of caryatides which are sculpted female figures serving as pillars or supports.

Jewelry Box

This jewelry box is designed in a Cinquecento (Italian 16th century) style in bronze, gilt and silver.…

"The Gold Carp, <em>C. auratus</em>, often called the Gold-fish and silver-fish, as it assumes both colors, is originally from China, the most beautiful species being taken from Lake Che-Kyang." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Gold carp

"The Gold Carp, C. auratus, often called the Gold-fish and silver-fish, as it assumes both…

This dressing case is made out of yew wood. Its mountings is made out of silver and is designed in an antique style. It is used to store grooming items.

Dressing Case

This dressing case is made out of yew wood. Its mountings is made out of silver and is designed in an…

"Cavallo's electroscope embodies the double pendulum principle. It consists of two fine silver wires loaded with small pieces of cork or pith, and suspended inside a small glass cylinder. Through the cap which closes the cylinder passes the stout wire from which the pendulums are suspended. This wire ends in a thimble-shaped dome A, which comes down very nearly to the cap; the outside of the cap is part of the wire and covered with sealing wax, and the object of the dome is to keep moisture from the stem, so that the electroscope could be used in the open air even in rainy weather." &mdash; Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Cavallos Electroscope

"Cavallo's electroscope embodies the double pendulum principle. It consists of two fine silver wires…

This center-dish is found in London, England and is made out of glass and silver.

Center-Dish

This center-dish is found in London, England and is made out of glass and silver.

A drinking cup or bowl.

Chalice

A drinking cup or bowl.

This chess board and chess men is made in silver and gold, richly ornamented with jewels and enamels.

Chess Board and Chess Men

This chess board and chess men is made in silver and gold, richly ornamented with jewels and enamels.

Henry Clinton wrote a dispatch to Burgoyne and enclosed it in an elliptical silver bullet, small enough to be swallowed if necessary.

Clinton's Dispatch and Bullet

Henry Clinton wrote a dispatch to Burgoyne and enclosed it in an elliptical silver bullet, small enough…

Dorkings are well known for their egg and meat production. The breed is very docile, but can have tendencies of being exceptionally broody.

Silver Gray Dorking Cock

Dorkings are well known for their egg and meat production. The breed is very docile, but can have tendencies…

The front of a spanish real of Isabella II.

Real Coin

The front of a spanish real of Isabella II.

The back of a spanish real of Isabella II.

Real Coin

The back of a spanish real of Isabella II.

The state banner of Colorado, the silver state.

Colorado

The state banner of Colorado, the silver state.

The front of a copeck of emperor Nicholas.

Copeck

The front of a copeck of emperor Nicholas.

The front of a copeck of emperor Nicholas.

Copeck

The front of a copeck of emperor Nicholas.

"D is a needle, formed of light silver wire, suspended by a fine glass fiber, from a torsion head A. Below the needle is a piece of sheet metal NE, divided half through by a notch in the middle, and then bent in opposite directions on both sides of the notch, so that, when looked at end on, it appears like a Y." &mdash; Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Dellman's Electrometer

"D is a needle, formed of light silver wire, suspended by a fine glass fiber, from a torsion head A.…

Silver coin from the Roman empire.

Denarius of Tiberius Caeser

Silver coin from the Roman empire.

This dessert fork has a stem and prongs made of silver in an imitation of twisted branches. The handle is made out of agate (rock crystal).

Dessert Fork

This dessert fork has a stem and prongs made of silver in an imitation of twisted branches. The handle…

A scene from Hawthorne's "Grandfather's Chair." A young girl is on a large scale, being weighed for her portion in silver.

Grandfather's Chair

A scene from Hawthorne's "Grandfather's Chair." A young girl is on a large scale, being weighed for…

Hamburgs are considered to be excellent egg producers. They are small in size and are capable of flight.

Pair of Silver-Spangled Hamburgs

Hamburgs are considered to be excellent egg producers. They are small in size and are capable of flight.

This inkstand is designed in a Cinquecento (Italian 16th century) style. It is made of part gold, part silver, gilt and enamel. There is a bird in the front that is attacking a dragon. The groups of figures in the back signify moral Christian Virtues and domestic scenes.

Inkstand

This inkstand is designed in a Cinquecento (Italian 16th century) style. It is made of part gold, part…

"A small coin of ancient Greece, in later times of silver, the sixth part of an Attic drachma, equal to 2.5 cents; multiples and sub-multiples of this coin were also used, and pieces of the value of 5, 4, 3, 2, 1.5 oboli, and 1/2, 1/3, 11/4th of an obolus respectively are to be found in collections." &mdash; Winston's Encyclopedia, 1919

Obolus

"A small coin of ancient Greece, in later times of silver, the sixth part of an Attic drachma, equal…

The Argent Ordinary has a canton (corner) sable (black) on the dexter side (right side).

Argent Ordinary

The Argent Ordinary has a canton (corner) sable (black) on the dexter side (right side).

The Argent Ordinary is a pall design in gules (red) color.

Argent Ordinary

The Argent Ordinary is a pall design in gules (red) color.

The Argent Ordinary is a pale raguly.

Argent Ordinary

The Argent Ordinary is a pale raguly.

The Argent Ordinary is a bend on the sinister (left) side in a wavy azure (blue) color.

Argent Ordinary

The Argent Ordinary is a bend on the sinister (left) side in a wavy azure (blue) color.

Argent (silver) Ordinary.

Argent Ordinary

Argent (silver) Ordinary.

The Azure Ordinary is a pile in argent (silver), pointing towards the sinister (left) side.

Azure Ordinary

The Azure Ordinary is a pile in argent (silver), pointing towards the sinister (left) side.

The Azure Ordinary is a cross engrailed in or.

Azure Ordinary

The Azure Ordinary is a cross engrailed in or.

The Barry of Five Ordinary is of azure (blue) and argent (silver) colors.

Barry of Five Ordinary

The Barry of Five Ordinary is of azure (blue) and argent (silver) colors.

The Bendy Sinister of Six Ordinary is in azure (blue) and argent (silver) colors.

Bendy Sinister of Six Ordinary

The Bendy Sinister of Six Ordinary is in azure (blue) and argent (silver) colors.

The Checky Ordinary has nine checkers that are vert (green) and argent (silver) colors.

Checky Ordinary

The Checky Ordinary has nine checkers that are vert (green) and argent (silver) colors.

The Chevronny of Six Ordinary is in azure (blue) and argent (silver) colors.

Chevronny of Six Ordinary

The Chevronny of Six Ordinary is in azure (blue) and argent (silver) colors.

The Fusilly Ordinary is in argent (silver) and azure (blue).

Fusilly Ordinary

The Fusilly Ordinary is in argent (silver) and azure (blue).

The Gules Ordinary is four wolf's teeth in argent (silver), moving from the sinister (left) side.

Gules Ordinary

The Gules Ordinary is four wolf's teeth in argent (silver), moving from the sinister (left) side.

The Gyronny of Four Ordinary is in argent (silver) and gules (red). It is pointing towards the dexter (right) side.

Gyronny of Four Ordinary

The Gyronny of Four Ordinary is in argent (silver) and gules (red). It is pointing towards the dexter…

The Lozengy Ordinary has colors of argent (silver) and azure (blue).

Lozengy Ordinary

The Lozengy Ordinary has colors of argent (silver) and azure (blue).

The Paly of Four Ordinary is colors of argent (silver) and sable (black)

Paly of Four Ordinary

The Paly of Four Ordinary is colors of argent (silver) and sable (black)

The Paly of six Ordinary is in colors argent (silver) and sable (black) with a fesse counterchanged.

Paly of Six Ordinary

The Paly of six Ordinary is in colors argent (silver) and sable (black) with a fesse counterchanged.

The Party Per Pale and Saltire Ordinary is in gules (red) and argent (silver).

Party Per Pale and Saltire Ordinary

The Party Per Pale and Saltire Ordinary is in gules (red) and argent (silver).

The Per Bend Ordinary has the dexter half in argent (silver), and the sinister (left side) per bend sinister in vert (green) and or.

Per Bend Ordinary

The Per Bend Ordinary has the dexter half in argent (silver), and the sinister (left side) per bend…

The Per Bend Indented is in azure (blue) and argent (silver) colors.

Per Bend Indented Ordinary

The Per Bend Indented is in azure (blue) and argent (silver) colors.

The Per Bend Sinister Ordinary is a bendy of six. It has colors of sable (black) and argent (silver), counterchanged.

Per Bend Sinister Ordinary

The Per Bend Sinister Ordinary is a bendy of six. It has colors of sable (black) and argent (silver),…

The Per Bend Sinister Ordinary has colors of argent (silver) and azure (blue).

Per Bend Sinister Ordinary

The Per Bend Sinister Ordinary has colors of argent (silver) and azure (blue).

The Per Fesse Ordinary has an upper half that is per pale sable (black) and gules (red), and the lower half is argent (silver).

Per Fesse Ordinary

The Per Fesse Ordinary has an upper half that is per pale sable (black) and gules (red), and the lower…

The Per Fesse Ordinary has gules (red) and argent (silver), and a pale counterchanged.

Per Fesse Ordinary

The Per Fesse Ordinary has gules (red) and argent (silver), and a pale counterchanged.

The Per Fesse Angled Ordinary is in argent (silver) and gules (red).

Per Fesse Angled Ordinary

The Per Fesse Angled Ordinary is in argent (silver) and gules (red).

The Per Fesse Dentilly is in gules (red) and argent (silver).

Per Fesse Dentilly Ordinary

The Per Fesse Dentilly is in gules (red) and argent (silver).

The Per Fesse Nebuly is in azure (blue) and argent (silver).

Per Fesse Nebuly Ordinary

The Per Fesse Nebuly is in azure (blue) and argent (silver).

The Per Pale Ordinary has the right half side in argent (silver) and the left half in per fesse azure (blue) and or.

Per Pale Ordinary

The Per Pale Ordinary has the right half side in argent (silver) and the left half in per fesse azure…

The Per Pale Potented is in argent (silver) and azure (blue).

Per Pale Potented Ordinary

The Per Pale Potented is in argent (silver) and azure (blue).

The Per Pall Ordinary is in sable (black), argent (silver) and gules (red).

Per Pall Ordinary

The Per Pall Ordinary is in sable (black), argent (silver) and gules (red).

The Per Pall Ordinary is reversed in or, argent (silver), and azure (blue) colors.

Per Pall Ordinary

The Per Pall Ordinary is reversed in or, argent (silver), and azure (blue) colors.

The Per Saltire Ordinary is in vert (green) and argent (silver) colors.

Per Saltire Ordinary

The Per Saltire Ordinary is in vert (green) and argent (silver) colors.

The Pily Barwise Ordinary is in argent (silver) and azure (blue).

Pily Barwise Ordinary

The Pily Barwise Ordinary is in argent (silver) and azure (blue).