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National Museum of History of Moldova


Numismatic Collection

The collection consists of:

  • Coins of diverse times and countries of issue. There are ancient coins of Greek, Getae-Dacian, and Roman origin, medieval coins of local and foreign issues (the Ottoman Empire, the Holy Roman Empire, the United Provinces, Hungary, Poland, etc.); series of modern coins; contemporary Moldavian and foreign currency
  • Modern and contemporary banknotes, both Moldavian and foreign. Beside the banknotes, there are other means of payment
  • Decorations: orders, medals, and crosses (the 19th - 20th centuries) of different countries (Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, the Russian Empire, Yugoslavia, Mongolia, Poland, the Republic of Moldova, Romania, Hungary, USSR, etc.), received by civil and military persons
  • Medals dated from the 17th - 21st centuries, predominantly modern and contemporary
  • Badges, seals and signet-rings, stamps, etc.

Numismatic Collection
Numismatic Collection
Numismatic Collection
Numismatic Collection
Numismatic Collection



Independent Moldova
Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic
Bessarabia and MASSR between the Two World Wars
Bessarabia and Moldavian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic in the Period between the Two World Wars
Revival of National Movement
Time of Reforms and their Consequences
Abolition of Autonomy. Bessarabia – a New Tsarist Colony
Period of Relative Autonomy of Bessarabia within the Russian Empire
Phanariot Regime
Golden Age of the Romanian Culture
Struggle for Maintaining of Independence of Moldova
Formation of Independent Medieval State of Moldova
Era of the
Great Nomad Migrations
Early Middle Ages
Iron Age and Antiquity
Bronze Age
Aeneolithic Age
Neolithic Age
Palaeolithic Age


The National Museum of History of Moldova takes place among the most significant museum institutions of the Republic of Moldova, in terms of both its collection and scientific reputation.
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