Pantheon — Teylers Museum


An exhibition of Greek and Roman gods from the antiquity to the present

Sep 08, 2015 to Mar 08, 2016

Medal showcase

Images of Greek and Roman gods can be regularly found on coins and medals. Pantheon The exhibition shows how these gods are depicted on coins and medals from the Antiquity ... to the euro! Even on modern eurocoins deptict gods and their attributes, such as the staff of Hermes and Athena's owl. This is often done to reinforce events.

Discover the victory goddess Nike at the Battle of Waterloo, the decapitated head of Medusa in restoring calm in Middelburg and many other gods and events! Can you identify them all?