Numismatic Collection

Contents

The collection contains some 100,000 coins, 15,000 banknotes and emergency bills (‘Notgeld’) from the 1910s and 1920s, 20,000 medals, 5000 counters and jetons, more than 6000 seal matrices and coin dies, as well as tokens, counters, orders, badges of honour and antique engraved gems.

Main collection areas

The collection primarily focuses on German-speaking regions and ranges from the time of the Carolingians (8th and 9th century) to the present.

Information and news about the collection

Medals and Commemorative Coins of the Imperial City of Nuremberg, 1521-1806
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Medals and Commemorative Coins of the Imperial City of Nuremberg, 1521-1806
No other German city has recorded its own history as comprehensively as the imperial city of Nuremberg.

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Departments and offices: Coin Cabinet
RESEARCH

Departments and offices: Coin Cabinet
Information on the collection and use

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"Righteousness and peace have kissed each other". Representations of peace in pre-modern Europe

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Further objects from the collection

Medal marking the coronation of Joseph I, King of the Romans
20 taler banknote
Cross of Honour of the Order of Philip
Counter ('Rechenpfennig')
GNM Highlight
aus der Dauerausstellung