Gold of the Caliphs: Medieval Islamic Coins from the Gary Leiser Collection of the Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Tue - Sat, through Aug 14, 12 - 5 pm
Hallie Ford Museum of Art Central Area (Portland)
This is an in-person event
"This exhibition includes sections on the development of Islamic coins, monetary denominations, coins as religious documents, coins as political documents, the iconography of Islamic coins, and the “Lion and Sun” coins of Ghiyath al-Din Kay Khusraw II. As a special feature, the exhibition includes the world’s oldest coin, minted in the 6th century BCE in ancient Lydia on the southwest coast of modern-day Turkey." (Promo Copy)

Hallie Ford Museum of Art

700 State St Salem, OR 97301 Venue website

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