Collection: German

Discover the rich tapestry of German numismatics at Edinburgh's distinguished collection of German coins. Nestled within our halls, our collection offers a captivating journey through the centuries, showcasing the diverse history, culture, and heritage of the German lands.

Explore the realms of the Holy Roman Empire with our meticulously curated selection of medieval and early modern German coins. Marvel at the intricately designed pfennigs, groats, and thalers minted by the various states and principalities that comprised the empire, each bearing the symbols and coats of arms of their respective rulers.

Delve into the grandeur of the German Renaissance with our display of intricately crafted goldguldens, ducats, and reichstalers. Admire the exquisite artistry and symbolism of coins minted in cities such as Nuremberg, Augsburg, and Cologne, reflecting the flourishing trade and cultural patronage of the era.

Experience the tumultuous events of the 19th and 20th centuries through our collection of German coins from the Imperial, Weimar Republic, Nazi, and post-war periods. Witness the evolution of German coinage through political upheavals, economic crises, and periods of reconstruction, as reflected in the designs and denominations of the coins.

Whether you're a seasoned collector, a history enthusiast, or simply curious about the fascinating world of German numismatics, Edinburgh's German coins collection offers a comprehensive exploration of the rich and diverse history of the German lands. Join us and embark on a journey through time, where every coin tells a story of triumph, turmoil, and resilience.