• Globe Token

    In early modern Europe, when a coin’s value was based directly on its precious metal content, creating small change was no easy feat. Under Elizabeth I […]

  • Book Stamp

    Found in 2004, the purpose of this small lead object recently came to light with the help of Caroline Duroselle-Melish at the Folger Shakespeare Library. Although […]

  • Spanish Coins

    More than 500 coins, jettons, and tokens have been found around the original James Fort site. Most of the coins are English. Others are European coins […]

  • Nueva Cadiz Beads

    This type of glass bead is named after a 16th-century Spanish colony in Venezuela where this type of bead was first recognized by archaeologists. Hundreds of […]

    • Date

       February 3, 2015

    • Task

       Study Collection

    • Category

       Exchange, Glass