Numismatics and Medallística

Unidad de Obulco

Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum Spain Online: The Obulco Mint

Estimated timeframe: 2014

Project leader: Paloma Otero Morán

The Obulco Mint is represented in the museum by nearly 600 pieces, which were published in print in 2005 and will now be made more widely visible thanks to an online catalogue containing a basic inventory description and digital images of the obverse and reverse of each coin.

Patrimonio numismático

Latin American Numismatic Heritage: Eight, Four and Two-Real Coins from the Potosí Mint

Estimated timeframe: 2014

Project leader: Paloma Otero Morán

Since 2007, the Latin American Numismatic Heritage project has been cataloguing and digitising the rich collection of Spanish colonial coin issues, posting them online in order to facilitate access to information. This campaign will focus on silver multiples struck at Potosí from the former collection of Domingo Sastre.

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Online Collection of Hispano-Islamic Coins: Gold Issues Prior to the Almoravid Conquest

Estimated timeframe: 2014

Project leader: Paula Grañeda Miñón

Since 2009, the Online Collection of Hispano-Islamic Coins project has striven to disseminate these important artefacts in order to promote and facilitate research into medieval Islamic coinage. At present, 502 coins from the Emirate and Caliphate periods are accessible online. This campaign will focus on gold coins (dinars and fractions), adding nearly 340 new pieces from the 8th-11th centuries to the catalogue.