Money Zoo: Fantastic Beasts in the History of Money

May 21, 2020 - July 31, 2020

The significance of animals in the ancient and the modern world is evident on our money. This intricate relationship and sacred connection between humans and animals is explored in the Money Zoo: Fantastic Beasts in the History of Money exhibition, which highlights examples of animals depicted on our past and present currencies and the historical use of animals as money. The exhibition aims to raise awareness of our complex bond and dependence on these fantastic creatures, and their place in the modern world.

Curated by Marina Fischer and Carolyn Willekes from the Numismatic Collection of Nickle Galleries