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Numismatic Museum of Athens

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Numismatic Museum of Athens

The Numismatic Museum in Athens houses one of the essential collections of coins, ancient and modern, in the world. The museum itself is housed in the mansion of the archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann. The museum’s collection has 600,000 objects, mainly coins but also medals, standard masses, dies, stamps and others, from the 14th century BC until modern times.

Exhibits of the Numismatic Museum of Athens

  • Copper ingots from Crete and Mycenae
  • Silver Drachma of Athens
  • Silver decadrachm from Syracuse,
  • A hoard of gold coins from Ancient Corinth

Numismatic Museum of Athens – Photo Gallery

  • Numismatic Museum of Athens – Photo Gallery

Numismatic Museum of Athens

  • Name:        Numismatic Museum of Athens
  • Greek:        Νομισματικό Μουσείο Αθηνών
  • Founded:   1838
  • City:            Athens
  • Country:     Greece
  • Location:    Eleftheriou Venizelou 12, Athina 106 71, Greece

Museums in Athens

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Photo Credit: JOM

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