Numismatic Museum of Athens

The Numismatic Museum is one of the oldest public museums in Greece, It was established in 1834.
The rooms are dedicated:
- The Iliou Melathron and Heinrich Schliemann collection
- The Great Donors of the Numismatic Museum
- Coinage in the Ancient Greek World (Origins and Spread - International and Common Coins - Iconography and Ideology)
- Coinage in the Roman World
- Coinage in the Byzantine World
- Coinage in the Western and Eastern Medieval World
- Coinage in the Modern and Contemporary World
- Coinage in the Modern Greek State
- The World of Medals
- Money and Society


5/55/55/55/55/5 Τhe true history of the coins

By goldwill on April 23, 2019

Unique exhibits (such as the decadrachm of ancient Athens) and all that the foreign archaeologists and soldiers have not stolen ...

5/55/55/55/55/5 Fabulous

By pietr on March 26, 2019

In Greece, what would you expect of a Numismatic Museum?
It is what it is - great variety on coins.

5/55/55/55/55/5 Interesting and easy to visit, not to be missed

By simoneo80 on August 24, 2015

I visited this museum in August,arranged on two floors, you can find a nice variety of coins, Roman, Ptolemaic, Persian, Islamic, Ottomans and naturally Greek.
Retracing the steps of the first coinage until today.
They give you the opportunity to listen to a guide in English, no additional cost to the price of entry.