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Stories of Gold

A.G. Leventis Gallery, Nicosia

13 Dec 2018 - 11 Feb 2019

Twelve rare gold coins – all of which once belonged to the founder of the Leventis Gallery – ranging from the time of Alexander the Great to the early modern period and beyond will be displayed with paintings, prints and drawings that put the coins into context. Find out more about ‘Stories of Gold’ from the Leventis Gallery’s website. 

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Solidus coin depicting the Byzantine emperor Anastasius I (491–98), Constantinople

Five guinea coin depicting George II (r. 1727–60), London.

Five pound coin depicting Queen Victoria (1887), London

100 drachma coin depicting George II of Greece (1940), Birmingham

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