Coin collection of Heinrich-Heine-Universität (HHU)

Institute for History III
Ancient History
Universitätsstr. 1
D-40225 Düsseldorf

Contact: Roland.Faerber[at]


Projekt Management

Dr. Roland Färber
Programming: Dr. Jürgen Freundel, Ilmenau


This project is in cooperation with the Münzkabinett der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin: Coin database and online catalogue based on with shared data administration for the NUMiD-network and the semantic web.



Photography: Information on each object in the print view of the dataset
Layout: Goldland Media
Maps: Goldland Media, Jürgen Freundel



The Coin Collection of HHU holds the copyright of this website ( The Copyright includes both related texts and images of the IKMK's home page and the descriptions of objects within the database section. These parts are licensed Creative Commons - ShareAlike Attribution 4.0 International.

Depending on their legal status, photographs of objects in the database are licensed individually. In general any photographs of objects whose creator (i.e. of the object in question) has been dead for at least 70 years are Public Domain Mark 1.0. In the case of modern and contemporary circulation currencies (coins and paper notes) it is equally assumed that no additional copyright does exist.

In any other cases individual statements regarding the rights of third parties will be given.

Recommended quotation of this website: The Coin Collection of Heinrich Heine-Universität (

Recommended quotation for a single object within the online catalogue: The Coin Collection of Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, [inventory number].

Hyperlink to a single object: Please use the permalink provided in each dataset ([object number])


External links

The website includes external links of third parties (mostly Research Institutions). These institutions are exclusively responsible for their websites' content.


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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons - ShareAlike Attribution 4.0 International.

In cases of doubt we refer to the regulations of the HHU.