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|Collection:||Antiquities - Ancient & Mediaeval Coins|
|Date:||1047 c - 1060 c|
Andreas I of Hungary was the great-grandson of Taksony (St Stephen's grandfather). Andreas belonged to the Árpád dynasty, who had founded Hungary in the 9th century.Early Mediaeval Hungarian coins were issued in a wide range of designs. This coin has a geometric pattern on both sides. Other coins have human or animal figures on one or both sides.
|Presented by Friends of Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery, 1993; from the collection of Ian Donal Finney.|