Turkey, probably Istanbul
Byzantine Empire, 500700
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art, F1909.67
This medallion consists of a fourth-century gold coin set into an ornamental frame. The front of the coin bears a portrait bust depicting a Roman emperor, probably Theodosius I (reigned 37995).
The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and the Freer Gallery of Art|
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