In the 7th century BC the Lydian state created the world's first
coinage, made with silver and electrum, a natural gold-silver alloy
obtained from the river Pactolus in western Turkey. Soon after,
under King Croesus, the art of separating and refining the two
metals was perfected and coins of both pure gold and silver were
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