Collection of Bronze Coins by Unknown Artist

7 bronze coins: 2 Roman, (circa 117-161?) and 5 Oriental (one Armenian 1185-1218, and four Mesapotamian, 1185-1239).

Details

Medium:
Bronze
Acquired in:
1950
Presented by:
A J Hugh Smith through The Art Fund

The Mespotamian ones are distinctive because they have used portraits and designs from ancient Classical prototypes.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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