Munich national Coin Museum

The Munich national Coin Museum (Staatliche Münzsammlung) shows one of the oldest collections of coins in Europe. Its beginnings date back to the second half of the 16th century, when princes and rich individuals started to collect all sorts of rare and precious things. Jewellery, sculptures, paintings, engravings, curiosities, scientific instruments, and also numerous coins. They were exhibited as private collections in art and curiosities under one roof. Art Chambers served the princely bourgeois representation and self-representation, and should increase the fame and prestige of the owner’s.

Museum: Munich national Coin Museum
City: Munich / München
Country: Germany
Address: Residenzstraße 1
Website: http://www.staatliche-muenzsammlung.de