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April 2020

Collectors and Scholars: The Numismatic World in the Long 19th Century

April 16, 2020 - April 17, 2020
University of Tübingen, Institute of Classical Archaeology
Schloss Hohentübingen · Burgsteige 11
72070 Tübingen, Germany

In the 19th century, developments in the study and collection of coins set the cornerstone for modern numismatics: major steps included the foundation of learned societies (e.g. Royal Numismatic Society in 1836, Numismatische Gesellschaft zu Berlin in 1843, American Numismatic Society in 1858, etc.) and the publication numismatic journals from the 1830s onwards (Revue numismatique in 1836, Numismatic chronicle in 1838, Revue belge de numismatique in 1842, etc.) leading to a thriving numismatic community. The 19th century is also the…

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