Leonardo da Vinci and National Identity on Medals and Money | University of Oxford

Leonardo da Vinci and National Identity on Medals and Money

Event date
1 May 2019 to 28 Jul 2019
Event time
10:00 - 17:00
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
OX1 2PH
Venue details

Gallery 7

Event type
Exhibitions
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Not required

2019 marks the 500th anniversary of Leonardo’s death and the 350th anniversary of the first commemorative medal in his honour, struck in Louis XIV’s mint. This display examines interpretations of Leonardo as a representative of national identity on medals and money from 1669 to the present.