The Cantor Arts Center collection of ancient coins, circa 5th century BCE - 15th century CE.
- Physical description
- Approximately 8,600 coins
Also available at
At the library
Limited on-site access
Researchers in the Stanford community can request to view these materials in the Special Collections Reading Room. Entry to the Reading Room is by appointment only.
- Corporate Author
- Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, collector.
- The collection consists of approximately 8.600 coins transferred to Stanford University Libraries by the Cantor Arts Center in 2017. The dates of the coins span approximately from the 5th century BCE to the 15th century CE.
- Supplemental links
- Closed until processed: Form to Express Your Interest in this Unprocessed Collection
- Closed until processed. If you are interested in this collection, please use the "Express Your Interest in Unprocessed Collection" form linked from this record.
- Cite as
- [identification of item], The Cantor Arts Center collection of ancient coins (M2208). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California.
- This collection may only be used with permission from the Director of Special Collections.
- Transferred by the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, 2017. Accession MSS-2017-076.
- The Cantor Arts Center plays a leading role in the vibrant, cultural life of the Stanford campus and greater community, welcoming some 200,000 visitors a year. Its collections include more than 38,000 works of art, spanning 5,000 years of history and crossing continents from the Americas to Europe, and from Africa to Asia. The Cantor offers diverse changing exhibitions in 24 galleries, a vibrant family program, lectures, performances, art classes and special events—providing a wealth of experiences for visitors of all ages. [From https://museum.stanford.edu/visit]
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