Tag: Roman Empire
The Bibliothèque Nationale de France has reported missing three pendants with gold coins of the Roman emperor Postumus. They had been stored in a secured stock. The police investigate.
The exhibition ‘A Tale of Two Empires’ explores the ancient superpowers of Rome and Persia through the Barber’s extensive Late Roman coin collection and its Sasanian cache. Dr Maria Vrij, coin curator at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts, introduces the exhibition.
The new exhibition “The World between Empires” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art looks at the diverse history of cities and people in the ancient Middle East. Also, the sequence of the many rulers in that region is illustrated by a large choice of coins.