People have been signing their names to their creations for thousands of
years. The idea of collectible autographs, though, is a relatively new
idea. However, there are certain autographs that are as precious as diamonds
in the eyes of history buffs and collectors. Let’s look at the autograph
that has collectors and historians hungrier than ever for valuable autographs.
The first recorded and surviving autograph has been found on cuneiform
clay tablets in Iraq. These tablets, written by a professional scribe,
date back to 2600 BC, almost 5,000 years ago. The oldest autograph made
on papyrus is not much younger—it was dated to about 2130 BC. These
two examples are amazing finds and can help maintain the importance of
leaving an autograph on every creation.
Looking for more autographs, or are you interested in jewelry and coin
collecting? No matter your interest, Coins of the Realm is the place to
visit for memorabilia and autographs in Rockville, MD. Visit us online or call us at (301) 340-1640 to speak
with one of our specialists.