most important acquisitions of the Numismatic Museum for the period
1994-2000 were exhibited in one of the rooms on the first floor of the
Iliou Melathron from 2001 to 2006.
Following a long-lasting tradition, that began in early 19th century,
private individuals, public and private institutions, organisations
and state services contributed as donours, sponsors and devisors in
the enrichment of the Museum with numerous coins -including
collections and hoards- of all periods, medals, weights, lead bullae
and other artifacts of miniature-art and –sculpture.