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Library of the Münzkabinett

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Geschwister-Scholl-Str. 6
10117 Berlin

Opening times by appointment

Tuesday to Friday: 10 to 12 am and 12.30 to 4.30 pm

Library information

Natalie Osowski
Phone: +49 30 2664 5411

Scope and holdings

Reference library of numismatic-related literature

Collection policy decider: Dr. Johannes Eberhardt
Collection areas: literature on the history of coins and medals of all epochs and countries
Holdings statistics: approx. 20,000 volumes, 56 currently subscribed periodicals
Historical book collections: numerous important historical books are still missing as a result of the Second World War.


Use in the study room with 10 desks available, reference library


Electronic catalogues: OPAC of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (contains titles acquired from 2003 onwards); interactive online catalogue of the Münzkabinett (includes Münzkabinett exhibits and an increasing number of examples from the museum’s collection of more than 540,000 objects.)
Traditional catalogues: alphabetical card catalogue