737 Numismatics and sigillography

Gale Currency and Coinage Thesaurus

The Gale Currency and Coinage Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Business Thesaurus in the narrower domain of currency, government notes, and bank notes that are in circulation as a medium of exchange. This includes terms related to money, coins, paper money, counterfeiting, and foreign exchange. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes. The thesaurus contains 129 preferred terms/concepts (2019) and is continually updated.


"Nomisma.org is a collaborative project to provide stable digital representations of numismatic concepts according to the principles of Linked Open Data. These take the form of http URIs that also provide access to reusable information about those concepts, along with links to other resources."

Diccionario de Numismática

"La moneda ha acompañado a la Humanidad en sus últimos veintiséis siglos de historia. Su larga vida, abundancia y difusión han propiciado su amplia presencia en las colecciones de los museos, además de su gran demanda como recurso y fuente de investigación. Este tesauro recoge terminología referida a conceptos numismáticos, denominaciones de objetos monetarios, sus descriptores formales específicos, así como a materiales y procesos de fabricación de los mismos."

"The coin has accompanied Humanity in its last twenty-six centuries of history. Its long life, abundance and diffusion have led to its wide presence in the collections of museums, in addition to its great demand as a resource and source of research. Terminology referred to numismatic concepts, denominations of monetary objects, their specific formal descriptors, as well as materials and manufacturing processes of them."

Deutsche Bundesbank Klassifikation Numismatische Fachbibliothek

"Eine Klassifikation der Numismatischen Fachbibliothek besteht aus zwei Teilen: alphanumerische Notation, z.B. D.2; verbale Beschreibung zur Notation, z.B. Münztechnik."

"A classification of the Numismatic Library consists of two parts: alphanumeric notation, for example D.2; verbal description of the notation, for example, coin technology."