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Numismatics Highlights

The numismatic collection at the Gallery, at more than 120,000 objects, is by far the largest and most diverse held by any American university. It is displayed, in part, in a dedicated exhibition gallery and housed in the Bela Lyon Pratt Study Room for Numismatics.

Coin of Caracalla, Roman Emperor from Smyrna
Sestertius of C. Caesar Augustus Germanicus ("Caligula"), Emperor of Rome from Rome
Cistophorus of Hadrian, Emperor of Rome from Pergamum
Tetradrachm of Antiochus VIII (Grypus), King of the Seleucid Kingdom; Cleopatra from Antioch
Coin of Septimius Severus, Emperor of Rome from Abydos
Medal of the Tavern Club
5 Dollars from Philadelphia
Stater from Cyzicus
Aureus of Augustus, Emperor of Rome from Rome
Aureus of Hadrian, Emperor of Rome from Rome
Coin of Gallienus, Emperor of Rome from Temenothyrae
Denarius of L. Clodius Macer from Carthage