Uppsala University Coin Cabinet

Collections

In our collections there are some 40 000 coins, bank notes, medals and similar objects from antiquity to the present.

The collections of older Swedish coins and medals are especially important, together with the collections of coins from the Viking age, early modern European coins and Islamic coins. There is also a numerous collection of ancient Greek and Roman coins with several rarities.

Since the 18th century, Uppsala University has acquired a number of unique coins and medals, both from Sweden and from Swedish possessions around the Baltic sea during Sweden’s age of greatness

Collections online

At present, some  25% of our collections are available online. Feel free to contact us if you are searching for something else than what you find in our Online database.

Library

Uppsala University Coin Cabinet also has its own library with numismatic literature.

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