TITLE

The globetrotting Maria Theresa

AUTHOR(S)
Wells, Rhona
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
Middle East;May2004, Issue 345, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A fascinating exhibition is captivating visitors to Oman's Bait al Zubair museum in Muscat "The Maria Theresa Taler and Oman — The Story of an Austrian Coin in Arabia," relates the history of the empress Marie Theresa, head of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in the 18th century and of how her likeness, on the ubiquitous taler, spread across continents, assuming particular importance in the countries of the Middle East region. The exhibition is presented by the Austrian Mint and the Bait al Zubair Museum and the opening ceremony was attended by multiple notaries.
ACCESSION #
13083272

 

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