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Numismatics
Ruler: Gaiseric, King of the Vandals and Alans, ca. 389–477, ruled 428–77
Mint: Carthage
Honorand: Honorius, Flavius, Emperor of Rome, A.D. 384–423, ruled 393–423

1 Siliqua of Gaiseric from Carthage

443–44

Silver

1.44 g, 2:00, 14 mm
Ruth Elizabeth White Fund
2016.75.1
Geography: 
Made in Carthage, Zeugitana
Culture: 
Vandalic
Period: 
5th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

CNG, Lancaster, Pa., September 17, 2008, cat. 79, lot 1316; Dr. Murray Gell–Mann, Santa Fe, 2008–16; Roma Numismatics, London, April 7, 2016, cat. XI, lot 921; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2016.pdf (accessed December 1, 2016).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.