Archive – CH-Schaffhausen

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Images from a minting workshop of the 16th century

How were coins produced in the 16th century? Only few illustrations provide information about that process. One of the most important is a pane featuring the coat of arms of the Schaffhausen mint master Werner Zentgraf... more ]

The Knights’ Tournament at the Herrenacker at Schaffhausen

In 1436, there was a knights’ tournament held at Schaffhausen. That was something of an event back then, but nothing out of the ordinary. It only becomes extraordinary thanks to a detailed record on this competition that has come down to us. Now, there was a reenactment of this famous tournament to be witnessed on the original site. more ]

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