Coins of Jesus: Money and Religion in the Ancient World
March 3, 2017 - September 7, 2017
Coins of Jesus highlights the Judeo-Christian coinage in the Numismatics Collection of Nickle Galleries, covering a unique geographic area and a historic period of cultural and ideological diversity. Beginning with Persian Imperial coins and Phoenician shekels, the exhibition presents Jewish, Judeo-Roman, Roman Christian and Byzantine coinage, concluding with Islamic and Medieval money – an intellectually and artistically rewarding journey.
Marina Fischer, Exhibition Curator