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Department of Numismatics

Zelný trh 6
659 37 Brno
phone: +420 533 435 261 

Head of the department:

Mgr. Dagmar Grossmannová, Ph.D.
Historician, numismatics
phone: +420 533 435 261

Staff members:

  • Mgr. Dagmar Kašparová - librarian
    phone: +420 533 435 262, e-mail:
  • Mgr. Martina Brázdová - conservator


The collections of the department include:

  • Systematic collection based on numismatic material and medals from Moravia
  • Large-scale and individual coin finds
  • Sphragistic and phaleristic material
  • Small plastic art works
  • Items documenting the technology of the production of means of payment and small plastic art works
  • The department owns a specialized library, the largest one in Moravia, containing some 12.000 volumes of numismatic literature. 

Research activities:

  • History of money in Moravia
  • According to the specialization of the staff

Services for the public:

  • Determination of numismatic material*, autheticity verification*
  • Study in the library itself
  • Cleaning and conservation of numismatic items*, making of galvanoplastic copies*
  • Pictorial documentation of numismatic material*
  • Persons seriously interested in numismatics are allowed to study collection items with the consent of the head of the department.

    (Note * – paied service)

Permanent exhibition

  • History of Money in Moravia (Bishop's Courtyard, The permanent exhibition is from 14th November, 2012 closed)