Currency & Stamps

The Center houses a collection of over 5,000 coins and precious paper money. One of the oldest coins dates back to the Byzantine era.

BMNECC executive director Walter Kolar donated his entire collection of over 9,000 stamps to the Center in 2007. Many of these stamps are over 100 years old. The collection includes the very first postage stamps issued after the Bulgarian liberation in 1878. In addition,