Numismatic Who's Who

Stefan Krmnicek

Stefan Krmnicek

Director of the Numismatic Department at the Institute of Classical Archaeology, University of Tübingen

Stefan Krmnicek is faculty member and Director of the Numismatic Department at the Institute of Classical Archaeology, University of Tübingen, and Curator of Coins and Medals at the Museum of the University of Tübingen MUT. Stefan Krmnicek’s research focuses on the study of money and coinage at the interface between archaeology, Roman and Iron Age numismatics, anthropology and sociology. His research interests cover a wide range of topics, including coin iconography, economic and social history, and archaeometry.

He studied in Vienna, Frankfurt, Padova, and Cambridge, and obtained a PhD at the Goethe Universität Frankfurt (supervisor: Professor Hans-Markus von Kaenel). His thesis was published 2010 as monograph “Münze und Geld im frührömischen Ostalpenraum: Studien zum Münzumlauf und zur Funktion von Münzgeld anhand der Funde und Befunde vom Magdalensberg”.
He subsequently held positions as lecturer at the Goethe Universität Frankfurt and as Leverhulme Trust Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Leicester. In 2012, he succeeded Reinhold Wolters as Director of the Numismatic Department at the Institute of Classical Archaeology, University of Tübingen, and Curator of Coins and Medals at the Museum of the University of Tübingen MUT.

At Tübingen, teaching and research conducted by Stefan Krmnicek combines archaeology and numismatics, including the utilization of the collection of ancient and modern coins and medals (c. 20,000 objects) at the Museum of the University of Tübingen MUT.

Stefan Krmnicek has published widely in international peer refereed journals. He is co-editor of several edited volumes on topics such as the archaeology of money, coin iconography, Roman archaeology, and archaeological method and theory. In addition, he actively incorporates the collection of ancient and modern coins and medals in teaching, research, exhibitions, and digitizing projects in order to promote the study of ancient numismatics to diverse audiences.

You can contact Stefan Krmnicek via email. 

On the University of Tübingen website, Stefan Krmnicek can be found here. 

A selection of his publications can be downloaded from academia.edu. 

On the University of Tübingen website, you can find additional information about the Numismatic Department here.

And information about the Numismatic Department can also be found on German Wikipedia. 

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