Due to an event the Neues Museum and the special exhibition “Elephantine: Island of the Millennia” will be closed at 6 pm on 13 July 2024. We ask for your understanding.

Please note: The special exhibition Caspar David Friedrich: Infinite Landscapes is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday, 9 am – 6 pm, with extended opening hours until 8 pm Tuesday thru Saturday.


Prof. Dr. Bernhard Weisser


Director (Münzkabinett)





Focus | Responsibilities | Projects

  • Ancient Coins 7th cent. BC - 3rd cent. AD. Curatorial work.
    Münzkabinett Online Catalogie
  • Corpus Nummorum Online is an open access numismatic web portal that aims to collect and present comprehensive regional datasets of Greek and Roman provincial coinage and offers a research tool for their processing and analysis. The material is arranged by regions and mints, as well as by chronology
    Corpus Nummorum online
  • Online Catalogus of coin collections. Since 2007 the Münzkabinett Berlin supports the publication of coin collections with software and normdata. Part of this is the NIMID network. NUMiD was founded in 2015 as a 'Network of German University Coin Collections'
    Digital Coin Cabinet of the NUMiD collection
  • Teaching at the Humbold-Universität Berlin since 1998.
    Humboldt-Universität Berlin
  • Curriculum vitae, exhibitions and bibliography
    Tabellarischer Lebenslauf, Ausstellungen und Publikationen


Since 2015 Director
2009 until 2015 Deputy director
2003 until 2009 Kustos
1999 until 2003 curatorial employee
1996 until 1999 curatorial assistant


  • Since 2004 board member of the Numismatic Society of Berin, founded 1843. Support association of the Münzkabinett.
  • Since 2014 Deputy chairman of the Numismatische Kommission der Länder in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland. http://www.numismatische-kommission.de/ueber-uns
  • Since 2015 board member of the International Numismatic Council (treasurer). https://www.inc-cin.org/
  • Since 2009 board member of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Medaillenkunst. www.medaillenkunst.de
  • Since 2015 corresponding member of the German Archaeological Institute
  • Further Memberships: Deutscher Archäologenverband, Mommsengesellschaft, Deutsche Numismatische Gesellschaft, Gesellschaft für Internationale Geldgeschichte, Bayerische Numismatische Gesellschaft


For a complete list of publications, see:

Staff of the Museumsinsel Berlin

Here, the employees of the different branches of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin introduce themselves, providing some information about their professional backgrounds and their main areas of work.