Tag: Paris (Museums)
The coin cabinet at the Bibliothèque nationale de France is one of the biggest in the world. It also has a still little known and so far unpublished collection of North American coins and coins from the West Indies. Now former curator Jérôme Jambu has published the first volume of a catalogue.
The Napoleonic legend would not have been possible without numismatics. The museum of the Monnaie de Paris has created an exhibition to remember Napoleon’s visit at the mint’s workshop and his connection to numismatics. Visitors follow the footsteps of Napoleon.
Modern, fancy, with a smack of luxury from times long past – this is Paris’ new museum of economy in a 1920s Banque de France branch office, a former Neo-Renaissance palace. Citéco familiarises with economy through games, computer stations, and many historical objects.