American Numismatic Society
American Numismatic Society

“Persian gods and kings: the coins of ancient Iran”
by Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis

18 November, 2009

5:30 Reception
6:00pm Lecture

75 Varick Street,
Floor 11
New York NY 10013

To RSVP or for more information please contact Megan Fenselau at 212-571-4470 ex.117 or

Government I.D. required for entry

About the lecture
Gods and kings feature prominently in the iconography of ancient Persian coins. This presentation will discuss the role of Iranian divine beings as patrons of the ancient kings.

Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis is Curator of Islamic and Iranian coins at the British Museum.