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Silver

Scope note

Use for the pure metallic element having symbol Ag and atomic number 47; a malleable, ductile, white metal with characteristic sheen, considered a precious metal. Use also for this metal as processed and formed, usually in combination with other substances, to make various objects and materials.

This term has 33,000 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Material
Object category
Object name
Technique

Getty AAT term number

300011029

Getty AAT term number

300011029

Broader Terms used

<silver and silver alloy>

Narrower Terms used

Base silver
fine silver

Term used for

Ag

Created

11yrs ago

Closely matched 3rd party resources

http://vocab.getty.edu/aat/300011029

Connected records

Penny

Maker(s)

Mint: York

Drachm

Maker(s)

Ruler: Anonymous
Mint: No mint
Origin: Bukhara

Cream jug

Maker(s)

Workshop: Jien Ji

Coffee pot

Maker(s)

Workshop: Jien Ji

Ancient Greek

Maker(s)

Mint: Amathus
Ruler: Zotimos (Uncertain)

Ancient Greek

Maker(s)

Mint: Citium
Ruler: Azbaal

Greek

Maker(s)

Mint: Lapethos
State: Cyprus

Sugar bowl

Maker(s)

Workshop: Jien Ji

Jug

Maker(s)

Factory: Unknown

Flint-lock pistol

Maker(s)

Silversmith: King, John (silversmith) (Trigger guard)
Gunsmith: Henshaw, E. (Barrel, lockplate)

Button

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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