Vienna Workshop on Chinese Numismatics with F. Thierry

March 2, 2017 – On March 8, 2017, the Institute for the Study of Ancient Culture of the Austrian Academy of Sciences organizes a workshop on Chinese numismatics with F. Thierry, formerly Bibliothèque nationale de France, Honorary General Curator in the Coins Department.

Wu Zhu coin of Emporer Wudi (140-87 BC) of the Han Dynasty,
cast between 115 and 113 BC. Photo: © F. Thierry.

Wu Zhu coin of Emporer Wudi (140-87 BC) of the Han Dynasty, cast between 115 and 113 BC. Photo: © F. Thierry.

Time and venue:

March 08, 2017
2:00-5:15 P.M.
Austrian Academy of Sciences
Hollandstraße 11-13, 1020 Vienna
Room 1_49, first floor

Schedule:
2.00 p.m. François Thierry (formerly Bibliothèque nationale de France,
Honorary General Curator in the Coins Department): Chinese Coins: Origins and Development

2.45 p.m. Nikolaus Schindel (Austrian Academy of Sciences): Sasanian Coins from China, Chinese Coins from Iran

3:15 p.m. Discussion

3:30 p.m. Coffee Break

4:00 p.m. François Thierry: The Casting Process in China as Shown by the Coins

4.45 p.m. Final discussion

For further information please contact:
Institute for the Study of Ancient Culture
T: +43 1 51581 - 3483
T: +43 1 51581 - 3479
Or write an email.

To go to the website of the Institute for the Study of Ancient Culture, please click here.

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