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Numismatic Museum (Myntsafn Seðlabankans)


by Vox Efx

"A house full of coins"

This museum is a joint effort by The Central Bank of Iceland and The National Museum of Iceland. The museum's collection consists mainly of Icelandic coins and banknotes, but also holds some older foreign coins, particularly the kind of currency relating to Iceland's history. Finally the museum contains a collection of various currencies of the nations that Iceland does considerable business with. Numismatics is an important part of cultural history, relating to archaeology as well as history and anthropology. As well as actual currency, official as well as local, this field is also dedicated to memorial mints, prize medals and honorary medals.
Einholt 4, Reykjavík, Iceland, 105
"A house full of coins"
This museum is a joint effort by The Central Bank of Iceland and The National Museum of Iceland. The museum's collection consists mainly of Icelandic coins and banknotes, but also holds some older foreign coins, particularly the kind of currency relating to Iceland's history. Finally the museum contains a collection of various currencies of the nations that Iceland does considerable business with. Numismatics is an important part of cultural history, relating to archaeology as well as history and anthropology. As well as actual currency, official as well as local, this field is also dedicated to memorial mints, prize medals and honorary medals.
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