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).


Acquired in:
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.

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British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8181

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