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The Numismatic Museum

The Numismatic Museum

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Published September 3, 2008

The Central Bank and National Museum of Iceland jointly operate a numismatic collection that consists of Icelandic notes and coins, foreign money from earlier times, especially if mentioned in Icelandic sources, and more recent currency from Iceland’s main trading partner countries. A selection from the numismatic collection is on display in showcases on the ground floor of the Central Bank’s main building.

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