― Do you know what is the oldest coin in the world? Some people say that Lydian Electrum 1/6 stater is the oldest 'western' and first coin but they're some argument whether the Electrum 1/6 stater is a coin or just a ceremonial objects issued by priests. The 1/6 stater discovered in Ancient Greek temple in Temple of Artemis at Ephesus and probably minted in Lydia some 2,700 years ago. The coin have originated ca. 600-550 BC in Anatolia (Turkey), in particular in the Anatolian kingdom of Lydia. [...].