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Medusa

Definition
In Greek mythology, Medusa also called Gorgo, was one of the three monstrous Gorgons, generally described as winged human females with living venomous snakes in place of hair.
Type
wordnet:Deity, skos:Concept

Helios

Definition
Helios, also Helius, in ancient Greek religion and myth, is the god and personification of the Sun, often depicted in art with a radiant crown and driving a horse-drawn chariot through the sky.
Type
wordnet:Deity, skos:Concept

Cronus

Definition
In Greek mythology, Cronus was the leader and youngest of the first generation of Titans, the divine descendants of Uranus, the sky, and Gaia, the earth.
Type
wordnet:Deity, skos:Concept

Serapis

Definition
Serapis is a Graeco-Egyptian syncretic deity. The cult of Serapis was introduced during the third century BC on the orders of Pharaoh Ptolemy I Soter of the Ptolemaic Kingdom as a means to unify the Greeks and Egyptians in his realm.
Type
wordnet:Deity, skos:Concept

Tyche

Definition
Tyche was the presiding tutelary deity who governed the fortune and prosperity of a city, its destiny. In Classical Greek mythology, she is the daughter of Aphrodite and Zeus or Hermes.
Type
wordnet:Deity, skos:Concept

Eros

Definition
In Greek mythology, Eros is the Greek god of love and sex.
Type
wordnet:Deity, skos:Concept

Zeus Ammon

Definition
Zeus Ammon is a Greco-Egyptian syncretic deity established by the Ptolemies to combine the attributes of the "king of the gods" Zeus and Amun.
Type
wordnet:Deity, skos:Concept

Aphrodite

Definition
Aphrodite is an ancient Greek goddess associated with love, beauty, pleasure, passion and procreation.
Type
wordnet:Deity, skos:Concept

Möngke Khan

Definition
Möngke (11 January 1209 – 11 August 1259) was the fourth khagan of the Mongol Empire, ruling from 1 July 1251, to 11 August 1259. He was the first Khagan from the Toluid line, and made significant reforms to improve the administration of the Empire during his reign. Under Möngke, the Mongols conquered Iraq and Syria as well as the kingdom of Dali (modern Yunnan).
Type
foaf:Person, skos:Concept

Isis

Definition
Isis was a major goddess in ancient Egyptian religion whose worship spread throughout the Greco-Roman world. In the Hellenistic period (323–30 BCE), when Egypt was ruled and settled by Greeks, Isis was worshipped by Greeks and Egyptians, along with a new god, Serapis. Their worship diffused into the wider Mediterranean world.
Type
wordnet:Deity, skos:Concept

Lightly worn

Definition
Slightly worn: the highest points of the relief are flattened. Individual elements (hair or wreath in the obv., folds in clothing or attributes of figures on the rev.) are "not precise". As defined by "Abnutzung und Korrosion: Bestimmmungstafeln zur Bearbeitung von Fundmünzen = Usure et corrosion. (1995). Lausanne." (OCLC 174260520). Equivalent to "W-A 2" in that volume.
Type
nmo:CoinWear, skos:Concept

Heavily worn

Definition
Highly worn: the coin design is only visible as a silhouette with a weak outline. All individual elements, normally also the legend, have disappeared. As defined by Abnutzung und Korrosion: Bestimmmungstafeln zur Bearbeitung von Fundmünzen = Usure et corrosion. (1995). Lausanne." (OCLC 174260520). Equivalent to "W-A 4" in that volume.
Type
nmo:CoinWear, skos:Concept

Little to no wear

Definition
Not or barely worn: all elements of the coin design are clearly visible. The highest points of the relief can show slight signs of wear: as defined by "Abnutzung und Korrosion: Bestimmmungstafeln zur Bearbeitung von Fundmünzen = Usure et corrosion. (1995). Lausanne." (OCLC 174260520). Equivalent to "W-A 1" in that volume.
Type
nmo:CoinWear, skos:Concept

Worn

Definition
Worn: most details of the relief are coalesced to a unified mass. The outlines of individual elements are recognisable as lines and depressions. As defined by "Abnutzung und Korrosion: Bestimmmungstafeln zur Bearbeitung von Fundmünzen = Usure et corrosion. (1995). Lausanne." (OCLC 174260520). Equivalent to "U-A 3" in that volume.
Type
nmo:CoinWear, skos:Concept

Franquemont

Definition
The mint at the castle of Franquemont. The remains of the castle remain on Swiss territory, while the nearest village is Goumois, France. The mint was active under Nicolas Gilley, Baron of Franquemont, from 1553 to 1555 only.
Type
nmo:Mint, skos:Concept

Wear undetermined

Definition
Undetermined: wear is or cannot be determinedr: as defined by "Abnutzung und Korrosion: Bestimmmungstafeln zur Bearbeitung von Fundmünzen = Usure et corrosion. (1995). Lausanne." (OCLC 174260520). Equivalent to "A/U 1" in that volume.
Type
nmo:CoinWear, skos:Concept

Paper Money

Definition
A banknote (often known as a bill, paper money, or simply a note) is a type of negotiable instrument known as a promissory note, made by a bank, payable to the bearer on demand. 
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Extremely corroded

Definition
Extremely or totally corroded: The surface is completely eroded or incrusted; the form of the original relief has disappeared. Thin coins can be riddled with holes or fragmented. According to "Abnutzung und Korrosion: Bestimmmungstafeln zur Bearbeitung von Fundmünzen = Usure et corrosion. (1995). Lausanne." (OCLC 174260520).
Type
nmo:Corrosion, skos:Concept

Extremely worn

Definition
Heavily or totally worn (blank): the coin has no relief. In individual cases some lines or slightly raised features can be recognised. As defined by "Abnutzung und Korrosion: Bestimmmungstafeln zur Bearbeitung von Fundmünzen = Usure et corrosion. (1995). Lausanne." (OCLC 174260520). Equivalent to "W-A 5" in that volume.
Type
nmo:CoinWear, skos:Concept

Heavily corroded

Definition
Heavily corroded: the entire surface is degraded and and deformed by corrosion holes or incrustations. Thin coins often have sections broken away or holes. According to "Abnutzung und Korrosion: Bestimmmungstafeln zur Bearbeitung von Fundmünzen = Usure et corrosion. (1995). Lausanne." (OCLC 174260520).
Type
nmo:Corrosion, skos:Concept

Lightly corroded

Definition
Lightly corroded: the surface is slightly degraded in a number of places or covered with a light layer of corrosion. According to "Abnutzung und Korrosion: Bestimmmungstafeln zur Bearbeitung von Fundmünzen = Usure et corrosion. (1995). Lausanne." (OCLC 174260520).
Type
nmo:Corrosion, skos:Concept

Little to no corrosion

Definition
Not or barely corroded: the surface of the coin is intact, or corrosion is hardly noticeable. According to "Abnutzung und Korrosion: Bestimmmungstafeln zur Bearbeitung von Fundmünzen = Usure et corrosion. (1995). Lausanne." (OCLC 174260520).
Type
nmo:Corrosion, skos:Concept

Corroded

Definition
Corroded: most of the surface is corroded or the entire surface is covered with small to medium-sized depressions or incrustations. According to "Abnutzung und Korrosion: Bestimmmungstafeln zur Bearbeitung von Fundmünzen = Usure et corrosion. (1995). Lausanne." (OCLC 174260520).
Type
nmo:Corrosion, skos:Concept

Badge

Definition
A badge is a device or accessory, often containing the insignia of an organization, which is presented or displayed to indicate some feat of service, a special accomplishment, a symbol of authority granted by taking an oath, a sign of legitimate employment or student status, or as a simple means of identification (en.wikipedia.org).
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Corrosion not determined

Definition
Undetermined: corrosion is or cannot be determined. According to "Abnutzung und Korrosion: Bestimmmungstafeln zur Bearbeitung von Fundmünzen = Usure et corrosion. (1995). Lausanne." (OCLC 174260520).
Type
nmo:Corrosion, skos:Concept

Coin

Definition
A coin is a small, flat, usually round piece of metal or plastic used primarily as a medium of exchange or legal tender. They are standardized in weight, and produced in large quantities at a mint in order to facilitate trade. They are most often issued by a government.
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Contorniate

Definition
A group of Late Roman bronze medallions characterised by a raised rim.
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Bracteate (jewellery)

Definition
A flat, thin, single-sided (gold) medal worn as jewellery that was produced in Northern Europe predominantly during the Migration Period (en.wikipedia.org).
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Commodity money

Definition
Object that originally had another function, but that at the same time or subsequently is used as money (or a money substitute)
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Countermark punch

Definition
A tool that is used to punch into a coin subsequent to the original striking an additional mark or symbol that had meaning in the contemporary context of the coin (for example to mark a specific payment or to revalue a coin).
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Coin ornament

Definition
Imitation of a coin used as jewellery or as decoration on clothing or similar; often very light, frequently only struck on one side
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Coin weight

Definition
Weight for checking whether coins are of the correct weight
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Coin balance

Definition
Fine balance for checking the weights of coins.
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Casting waste

Definition
Remains of metal left over from casting.
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Medal

Definition
A medal is a small portable artistic object, a thin disc, normally of metal, carrying a design, usually on both sides. They typically have a commemorative purpose of some kind, and many are given as awards.
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Medallion

Definition
Conventional term used by numismatists to describe coin-like Roman period objects, often commemorative in nature, that seem not to have been issued for general circulation.
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Die

Definition
Stamps, usually engraved, used for impressing a design upon a softer material, as in coining money, medals, and printing banknotes.
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Goods label

Definition
An object, normally of non-precious metal, often with punchmarks which - attached to a particular article - indicates the producer or an authority that checked it
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Impression

Definition
Impression of a coin or coin-like object (in different materials; material to be recorde in the note; material of the original coin in the numisamtic description)
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Matrix

Definition
A tool or mould into which material was pressed, stamped, forged, etc. in order to produce e.g. a bracteate (jewellery or coin) or a patrix die.
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Ingot

Definition
A mass of metal, usually purified, sometimes with indication of its value in a known weight standard.
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Gaming token

Definition
Coin-like object as a substitute for money in games
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Flan

Definition
Coin flan, generally in the form of a small metal plate
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Seal

Definition
A seal is a device for making an impression in wax, clay, paper, or some other medium.
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Money of necessity

Definition
Non-regular money issued in an emergency by a regular or other authority due to an acute shortage of money; often made of lower value or unusual material
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Reckoning counter

Definition
Coin-like object for calculating or counting on a board, in later periods also used as a gaming token or toy coin
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Mould

Definition
Negative form (matrix) for the production of cast objects (flans, coins, medals).
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Punch

Definition
Small stamp for making test or similar marks on coins or similar objects, or for stamping an individual element of the design into a coin die
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Webbing

Definition
Remains of the metal sheet from which coin flans or coins struck on a strip were cut out
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Patrix

Definition
A punch with the design (or part thereof) of a coin raised in positive used to produce coin dies
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Model

Definition
A pettern (positive) for the production of coin dies or casting moulds.
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Pattern coin

Definition
Test strike with a coin die
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Sealing

Definition
A sealing. The use of this nomisma URI indicates that the object being described is the imprint made from a seal or matrix. It is a narrower term than the generic 'seal', which does not distinguish between original and imprint.
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Tessera

Definition
An ancient form of token.
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Hacksilver

Definition
Hacksilver (sometimes referred to as hacksilber) consists of fragments of cut and bent silver items that were used as bullion or as currency by weight in antiquity.
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Brockage

Definition
A misstrike whereby a coin remains in the upper die after striking and acts as the die to strike the next coin, therbey producing a negative image of the design in the lower die.
Type
nmo:PeculiarityOfProduction, skos:Concept

Toy money

Definition
An imitation of a coin, banknote, etc. used as a substitute for money in games.
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Token

Definition
A token. A coin-like item used in commerce but not issued by a government as official currency.
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Cast

Definition
Technique of manufacture by pouring into a mould
Type
nmo:Manufacture, skos:Concept

Central point

Definition
Central point marked into a flan before striking
Type
nmo:PeculiarityOfProduction, skos:Concept

Strip

Definition
A metal strip that is used for the production of coins.
Type
nmo:ObjectType, skos:Concept

Off centre

Definition
A strike wherby the die was not placed centrally on the flan, but displaced to one sode so that part of the design is missing.
Type
nmo:PeculiarityOfProduction, skos:Concept

Folded flan

Definition
A flan or coin which is folded in two or more prior to being struck on the outer faces.
Type
nmo:PeculiarityOfProduction, skos:Concept

Double strike

Definition
Double or multiple strike during production whereby the die is displaced for the second or subsequent strike.
Type
nmo:PeculiarityOfProduction, skos:Concept

Cracked flan

Definition
Flan that has cracked and been partially split as a result of the striking process
Type
nmo:PeculiarityOfProduction, skos:Concept

Flawed die

Definition
A crack, wear, or similar defect in a die used to strike a coin.
Type
nmo:PeculiarityOfProduction, skos:Concept

Gouging

Definition
The practice of scraping material from the surface of a flan to reduce its weight
Type
nmo:PeculiarityOfProduction, skos:Concept

Hybrid

Definition
A combination of obverse and reverse dies that do not correspond to an official emission.
Type
nmo:PeculiarityOfProduction, skos:Concept

Recut die

Definition
Secondary re-engraving of a coin die after it has already been used to strike coins, for example to repair defects in the die or modify the design.
Type
nmo:PeculiarityOfProduction, skos:Concept

Overstrike

Definition
Striking of a new type uisng an existing coin as a flan. Elements of the original type are visible beneath the new one.
Type
nmo:PeculiarityOfProduction, skos:Concept

Surface enrichment

Definition
The intentional practice of increasing the precious metal content of the surface of a coin
Type
nmo:PeculiarityOfProduction, skos:Concept

Plated

Definition
Technique of manufacture that involves covering a (normally base) metal core with a layer of (normally precious) metal.
Type
nmo:Manufacture, skos:Concept

Subaerat

Definition
Coin with a copper alloy core the surface of whichis of a different metal.
Type
nmo:PeculiarityOfProduction, skos:Concept

Subferrat

Definition
Coin with an iron core the surface of whichis of a different metal.
Type
nmo:PeculiarityOfProduction, skos:Concept

Gilded

Definition
Gilded
Type
nmo:Manufacture, skos:Concept

Countermark

Definition
The impression left by a countermark punch (q.v.: A tool that is used to punch into a coin subsequent to the original striking an additional mark or symbol that had meaning in the contemporary context of the coin – for example to mark a specific payment or to revalue a coin).
Type
nmo:SecondaryTreatment, skos:Concept

Chop mark

Definition
A mark of undefined form made normally with a chisel-like tool, for example to test the pruity of the core of a coin. It can also be the result of damage caused when the coin was found
Type
nmo:SecondaryTreatment, skos:Concept

Defaced

Definition
Intentional removal of the design or part of the design of a coin (for example following dmanatio memoriae or the resuse of the coin for other purposes)
Type
nmo:SecondaryTreatment, skos:Concept

Clipped

Definition
Part of the rim of the coin has been removed by clipping (for example to obtain metal to strike further coins)
Type
nmo:SecondaryTreatment, skos:Concept

Cut

Definition
Intentional division of a coin into smaller parts by cutting, other than halved or quartered
Type
nmo:SecondaryTreatment, skos:Concept

Fragmented

Definition
broken or fragmented unintentionally (in contrast to cut)
Type
nmo:SecondaryTreatment, skos:Concept

Enamelled

Definition
With an overlay (wholly or in parts) of enamel
Type
nmo:SecondaryTreatment, skos:Concept

Pierced

Definition
Intentional hole pierced through a coin so that it can be worn on a neclace, sewn onto textiles, etc.
Type
nmo:SecondaryTreatment, skos:Concept

Hammered rim

Definition
Creation of a raised rim by hammering parallel to the two faces of the coin.
Type
nmo:PeculiarityOfProduction, skos:Concept

Notched

Definition
Cuts into the rim of the coin - also used on other object types such as hacksilber and jewellery
Type
nmo:SecondaryTreatment, skos:Concept

Graffito

Definition
Lettering or similar mark incised into the surface of a coin that had meaning in the contemporary context of the coin.
Type
nmo:SecondaryTreatment, skos:Concept

Mounted

Definition
Mounted in such a way that the coin has become part of a new object.
Type
nmo:SecondaryTreatment, skos:Concept

Nicked

Definition
thin scratches often c. 5mm long and placed near the rim of the coin (direction centre to rim)
Type
nmo:SecondaryTreatment, skos:Concept

Pecked

Definition
Marks made by pointed instrument (e.g. a knife) onto the surface of the coin.
Type
nmo:SecondaryTreatment, skos:Concept

Halved

Definition
The result of intentional division of a coin into roughly equal halves.
Type
nmo:SecondaryTreatment, skos:Concept

Melted

Definition
Partially or fully melted.
Type
nmo:SecondaryTreatment, skos:Concept

Punched

Definition
Intentinonally marked with a punch.
Type
nmo:SecondaryTreatment, skos:Concept

Quartered

Definition
The result of intentional division of a coin producing a quarter of the original coin.
Type
nmo:SecondaryTreatment, skos:Concept

Repaired

Definition
Contemporary or later repair of a defect or other alteraltion (for example refilling of pierced hole, removal of suspension loop, etc.)
Type
nmo:SecondaryTreatment, skos:Concept

Rivetted

Definition
Result of being fixed to an object by rivetting
Type
nmo:SecondaryTreatment, skos:Concept

Scratched

Definition
One or more scratches, intentional or unintentional. Can be the result of recovery or subsequent handling of a coin.
Type
nmo:SecondaryTreatment, skos:Concept

Silvered

Definition
With an overlay (wholly or in parts) of a thin layer of silver
Type
nmo:PeculiarityOfProduction, skos:Concept
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