The Royal Coin Cabinet

Stockholm, Sweden

The Royal Coin Cabinet is a museum dedicated to the history of money. The museum includes exhibitions of coins, banknotes (the first in the world was issued in 1661 by Stockholms Banco), treasure hoards and piggy banks. Particularly notable are the oldest Swedish coin, a copper plate coin dating from Queen Christina's reign in 1644 that is thought at 19.7 kg to be the heaviest in the world, some of the Lohe treasure found in 1937 on Gamla Stan, Weimar Republic inflation currency and some Nobel prize medals.

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Madli Noorkoiv (3 years ago)
Very interesting and nice exhibitions, both in English and in Swedish. So happy that it was also for free and the stuff was super lovely.
Daniel Törnroos (4 years ago)
Most boring museum in the world
Joe Gardiner (6 years ago)
Hidden little gem, well worth a quick visit. Also, it’s free!
Jan Öqvist (6 years ago)
A very interesting museum för numismatics, coin collectors and medal history. Well worth a visit.
Giorgio Berardi (7 years ago)
A very good collection of specimens from all over the world, covering a great part of the world history of money (both coins and paper). On the upper floor, you also find educational sections aimed primarily to young people and children.
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