Joachim Lelewel and numismatics in the nineteenth century

General information:

The Institute of Archeology, Jagiellonian University, The National Museum in Krakow, The Royal Library in Belgium (Brussels) together with Krakow Branch of the Polish Numismatic Society and The Royal Numismatic Society of Belgium are pleased to announce a session entitled “Joachim Lelewel and numismatics in the nineteenth century” – a meeting preceding XVI International Numismatic Congress in Warsaw.

The session will focus on widely understood Polish-Belgian contacts in the field of numismatics as well as on coin collecting and on history of money on the territories of present-day Poland and Belgium starting in antiquity until modern times. Joachim Lelewel (1786-1861) is one of the most important personages in the history of the nineteenth century numismatic research in Belgium and Poland and the year 2021 marks the 160th anniversary of his death which the session will commemorate.

Date: 10th September 2022
Venue: The Emeryk Hutten-Czapski Museum building located at 12 Piłsudski St., Kraków, Poland.
Admission: Free of charge, number of participants limited. Everyone interested in participation of the event is warmly encouraged to contact the organizers at by 23 August 2022.
Programme: To be added in the due course.
Publication: The papers presented during the session will be published in the seventeenth volume of the journal Notae Numismaticae – Zapiski Numizmatyczne published by the National Museum in Krakow.

Organising committee:
Professor Jarosław Bodzek
Dr Paweł Gołyźniak

Jagiellonian University in Kraków

National Museum in Krakow

the Royal Library of Belgium