19th June 2023, Monday

Welcoming morning hot drinks: 08:30 – 09:00 /Central foyer, Rectorate of Sofia University/

09:00 – 10:00 Registration – Central foyer, Rectorate of Sofia University

10:00 – 10:45 Opening session /Aula Magna/


Opening speeches

Coffee break: 10:45 – 11:00 /Auditorium 65/

Session ECFN 1 /Auditorium 65/: 11:00 – 12:20

11:00 – 11:15 François DE CALLATAŸ. The Die Studies Database (DSD): a new website for all the coin die studies of the ancient world

11:15 – 11:30 Chrisowalandis DELIGIO, David WIGG-WOLF, Karsten TOLLE. Automated classification of coins: A case study based on the coin hoard Le Câtillon II

11:30 – 11:45 Aleksander BURSCHE, Kyrylo MYZGIN. Sponsiani gold: ancient or modern? (ONLINE)

11:45 – 12:00 Karl STROBEL. The Coin Hoard of Marcianopolis: Coin Circulation, Fiscus Intervention, and Historical Context

12:00 – 12:20 Discussion

Break: 12:20 – 12:35

Session ECFN 2 /Auditorium 65/: 12:35 – 13:55

12:35 – 12:50 Jan PELSDONK. Changing content

12:50 – 13:05 Marin STELUTA. About arrowheads, Olbian dolphins and other premonetary signs

13:05 – 13:20 Ulrike PETER, Vladimir STOLBA. A new Lysimacheia hoard (preliminary presentation)

13:20 – 13:35 Hristina IVANOVA-ANAPLIOTI. Contact and demarcation patterns based on the excavation coins from Heraclea Sintica, season 2021

13:35 – 13:55 Discussion

Lunch break: 13:55 – 15:00

Session BulgNR 1 /Auditorium 65/: 15:00 – 16:50
Session chair: JULIA TZVETKOVA

15:00 – 15:15 Nina HADZHIEVA, Sotir IVANOV. Scattered coin hoard from Koprivlen. Contribution to the study of coin circulation from the 2nd -1st century BC in the territory of the middle reach of the Mesta /Nestos/ River in Southwest Bulgaria

15:15 – 15:30 Stoyanka DIMITROVA. About the coinage of Βασιλεύς Σπαρατεσ (α/ας)

15:30 – 15:45 Gabriel MIRCEA TALMAȚCHI, Lucian MUNTEANU. Considerations regarding the presence of Geto-Dacian coins in the Istro-Pontic territory. Discoveries, contexts, roles (2nd-1st centuries BC)

15:45 – 16:00 Saša REDŽIĆ, Bebina MILOVANOVIĆ, Mirjana VOJVODA. New Finds of Thracian and Lower Moesian Mints from Viminacium

16:00 – 16:15 Varbin VARBANOV, Ilian PETRAKIEV. The imitations of Odessos coinage – the case of Rachovets fortress

16:15 – 16:30 Nikola RUSEV. Late Roman bronze counterfeit coins from the province of Second Moesia

16:30 – 16:50 Discussion

Coffee break: 16.50 – 17.10

Workshop 1 /Auditorium 65/: 17:10 – 18:40
Session chair: ULRIKE PETER

Corpus Nummorum Team
(Ulrike PETER, Bernhard WEISSER, Vladimir STOLBA, Karsten TOLLE, Angela BERTHOLD, Sebastian GAMPE, Jan KÖSTER, and Claus FRANKE)

Ulrike PETER. Corpus Nummorum Portal: current status and future prospects

Karsten TOLLE. Natural Language Processing (NLP) and its semantic transformation into RDF for data quality and iconographic thesaurus

Sebastian GAMPE. Image Recognition on an ancient coin dataset

Angela BERTHOLD. Entering of forgeries into Corpus Nummorum using the example of the coin cabinet’s collection of counterfeits

Bernhard WEISSER. CN and NFDI4Objects

Lily GROZDANOVA. CN & DiGiThrace


WELCOMING RECEPTION Central foyer, Rectorate of Sofia University: 19:30

20th June 2023, Tuesday

Session ECFN 3 /Auditorium 65/: 09:00 – 10:35
Session chair: VLADIMIR STOLBA

09:00 – 09:15 Dinçer SAVAŞ LENGER. Coin Finds from Ballicaoluk Castle and Karamattepe Necropolis on Nif (Olympos) Mountain

09:15 – 09:30 Koray KONUK, Zeynep ÇIZMELI. Excavation Coins from Anatolia (ExCA project)

09:30 – 09:45 Milica SHELDAROVA VASILEVA. Roman provincial coins found at Colonia Flavia Scupinorum

09:45 – 10:00 Ömer TATAR. Coin finds from Blaundos, Lydia (ONLINE)

10:00 – 10:15 Simone KILLEN. Coin finds from Olympia

10:15 – 10:35 Discussion

Coffee break: 10:35 – 10:55

Panel “The Roman provincial coins of Bithynian mints found in Europe”/Auditorium 65/: 10:55 – 12:25

Introduction by Hale GÜNEY and Mirjana VOJVODA

Presentations chairs: HALE GÜNEY

István VIDA. The Roman Provincial Coins of Bithynian mints from Hungary (ONLINE)

Kyrylo MYZGIN, Vital SIDAROVICH. The Roman provincial coin finds of Bithynia mint from Eastern Barbaricum (ONLINE)

Marina TASAKLAKI. The impact of the Bithynian provincial coins on Thracian mints during the Roman era (ONLINE)

Posters chairs: DARIO CALOMINO

Mirjana VOJVODA, Saša REDŽIĆ. Coinage from the Bithynian Mint of Nicaea at the Territory of Present-Day Serbia

Lucian MUNTEANU, Andrei BALTAG. A peculiar coin of Nicaea (Bithynia) discovered in Western Moldavia

Emanuela SPAGNOLI, Viviana NOCERINO, Mirco DI MARTA. Bithynian coins from the Antiquitates by Pirro Ligorio (c. 1513-1583): a numismatic study of the unedited ms.XIII.B1 (Napoli, Biblioteca Nazionale)

Bartosz AWIANOWICZ. What Bithynian coins were known in Western Europe before Joseph Hilarius Eckhel


Lunch break: 12:25 – 14:25

Session BulgNR 2 /Auditorium 65/: 14:25 – 16:30

14:25 – 14:40 Igor LAZARENKO. Types of Copper Coins of Tsar Ivan Alexander (1331–1371) used in the Area of Varna

14:25 – 14:55 Takashi KAWATO. Yongle coins as a regional currency in medieval Japan

14:55 – 15:10 Lilia DERGACIOVA. Trebizond coin finds from the 13th – 15th centuries in the northern Black Sea region

15:10 – 15:25 Kaloyan DIMOV. Coins of Sigismund I and Vladislav Varnenczyk from Silistra (ONLINE)

15:25 – 15:40 Hisashi TAKAGI. Rethinking the Definition of Bita, a Subcategory of Bronze Coinage in 16th-century Japan

15:40 – 15:55 Daishi CHIEDA. Reexamination of the relationship between “Yamada Hagaki(山田羽書),” Japan’s oldest local currency-like private paper currency, and domain paper currency(藩札).

15:55 – 16:10 Yasushi KOGA. Community-Based Paper Currency for Local Economy: the Case of Early Modern Japan

16:10 – 16:30 Discussion

Coffee break: 16:30 – 16:50

Workshop 2 /Auditorium 65/: 16:50 – 18:20


ACCSN Workshop: Forgery techniques

21st June 2023, Wednesday

Session ECFN 4 and BulgNR 3 /Auditorium 65/: 09:00 – 10:50
Session chair: KARSTEN DAHMEN

09:00 – 09:15 Andrew BROWN. Small change in a big pool: base metal coinage in early Roman Britain

09:15 – 09:30 John NAYLOR. The circulation of Roman coinage on the Berkshire Downs in its local and regional context

09:30 – 09:45 Sam MOORHEAD. Finds of ‘Limesfalsa’ in Britain, recorded with the Portable Antiquities Scheme

09:45 – 10:00 Miroslava DOTKOVA. Roman Coin Hoard from Ihtiman, Southwestern Bulgaria

10:00 – 10:15 Nikolay DIMITROV. Parallels in the City Coinages from the Western Part of the Roman Province of Thrace (2nd-3rd century AD)

10:15 – 10:30 Marina DOYCHINOVA, Polina STOYANOVA. A Hoard of Miliarensia of Constantine I with Crispus and Constantine II Caesars found near the Northern Fortress Wall of Serdika

10:30 – 10:50 Discussion

Coffee break: 10:50 – 11:10

Session ECFN 5 /Auditorium 65/: 11:10 – 13:00
Session chair: KARSTEN TOLLE

11:10 – 11:25 Alejandro PEÑA CARBONELL, Manuel GOZALBES, Juan Francisco ONIELFA VENEROS. Dédalo v6, new way to share common information between archives

11:25 – 11:40 Elena MORENO. WONDERCOINS Project: An online platform for the investigation of ancient monetary finds from the Iberian Peninsula and North Africa

11:40 – 11:55 Federico CARBONE. Coin finds at Paestum: contexts of provenance and digital re-use of documentation

11:55 – 12:10 Giel VERBEELEN. The Central Archaeological Inventory in Flanders and its Use in Relation to coin finds

12:10 – 12:25 Julián MARRADES, Pere Pau RIPOLLÈS. New developments in MIB: the analytics package

12:25 – 12:40 Marguerite SPOERRI BUTCHER. Visualising coin hoards: the Coin Hoards of the Roman Empire project

12:40 – 13:00 Discussion

Lunch break: 13:00 – 15:00

Session ECFN 6 /Auditorium 65/: 15:00 – 16:35
Session chair: ULRIKE PETER

15:00 – 15:15 Christian WEISS. Bringing Provenance Research into Nomisma.org

15:15 – 15:30 David WIGG-WOLF, Karsten TOLLE. Linking coin-find data

15:30 – 15:45 Eljas OKSANEN, Heikki RANTALA, Frida EHRNSTEN, Eero HYVÖNEN. Semantic Computing Solutions for Opening Numismatic Data

15:45 – 16:00 Ethan GRUBER. FAIR Findspots: Making Data Reusable

16:00 – 16:15 Vasyl ORLYK, Olena SHVETS. Problems of calculating the weight of numismatic objects during research reconstruction using 3D scanning technology

16:15– 16:35 Discussion

Coffee break: 16:35 – 16:55

NOMISMA PRESENTATION by Andrew Meadows /Auditorium 65/: 16:55 – 17:25

Poster session /Science slam: Auditorium 65; Poster exhibition: Central Foyer/: 17:25 – 19:25

Alexandra ȚÂRLEA, Aurel VÎLCU, Migdonia GEORGESCU. The composition of the Greek and Roman coins made of copper alloys from the ACS Sector in Histria (Romania)

Ana-Maria BALTĂ, Valentin-Victor BOTTEZ. The end of the Roman Provincial Coinage in the light of the historical reconstructions of the 3rd century AD in Moesia Inferior and Dacia

Anca DUMITRU, Alexandra ȚÂRLEA, Valentin-Victor BOTTEZ. Envisioning Power and Identity on Coins: A Never-ending Dialogue between Rome and the Greek Poleis on the Western Shore of the Black Sea

Anika TAUSCHENSKY. Systematic recording of coin finds from Saxony-Anhalt

Aurel VÎLCU, Alexandra ȚÂRLEA, Valentin-Victor BOTTEZ. Recent numismatic finds of Greek and Roman periods from Histria (Romania)

Bebina MILOVANOVIĆ, Saša REDŽIĆ, Mirjana VOJVODA. The Funerary Use of Coins in the Second Half of the 4th Century. Case Study Grave G-2456 (Viminacium)

Bianca VASSILEVA. The Coinage of Lucilla and the Role of the Augusta in the Antonine Period: the case of Byzantion

Chrisowalandis DELIGIO, Katja RÖSLER, Kerstin P. HOFMANN, Julia TIETZ. Re-thinking coin descriptions and representations: A statistical evaluation of the Celtic coin series monnaies à la croix

Claudia DEVOTO. A republican coin hoard(?) from Taranto

Dimitar ILIEV, Nicolay SHARANKOV. Digital Collections of the Greek and Latin Epigraphic Heritage in Bulgaria

Dobriela KOTOVA. Bridewealth among the Thracians (according to the ancient texts)

Kyrylo MYZGIN, Arkadiusz DYMOWSKI. The Late Roman and Early Byzantine solidi influx into Barbaricum: traditional methods vs artificial intelligence

Lavinia SOLE, Rosa PONTERIO, Maria Luisa SALADINO, Dario GIUFFRIDA, Francesco ARMETTA, Giulio HASSAN and Massimiliano PERRI. “Nummi Digitali” and coins in context: digital platform for the numismatic heritage of the “Salinas” Archaeological Museum in Palermo

Lily GROZDANOVA, Atanas GEORGIEV. DigiThrace: Digital Tool combining Diverse Types of Sources

Mariana MINKOVA. A hoard of medieval coins from 12th century from Zlatna livada, Chirpan municipality

Mariana SLAVOVA. Coin hoards and coin types along the middle course of the Maritsa River in the 2nd – 1st centuries BC

Marija JOVIĆ. A new type of Hellenistic coin from Ravna (Timacum Minus)?

Miglena DIMOVA. Some Notes on the Iconography of the Idalion’s Coins

Milena PETKOVA, Yana GEORGAKIEVA, Hristian ATANASOV. Ottoman coins from the collection of RHM Sofia

Nevyan MITEV. Coins of the Ottoman sultans Bayezid II (1481 – 1512), Selim I (1512 – 1520) and Suleiman I (1520 – 1566) from the region of Varna

Nikolay PENEV. Data on Sosias the Thracian and the Lavrion mines: social and economic aspects

Sanja BITRAK. Macedonian Koinon: Roman Provincial Coins from the Numismatic Collection of the Archaeological Museum of Republic of North Macedonia

Vessela ATANASSOVA. Roman Coins with Egyptian Deities from Ancient Thrace

Vladimir OVCHAROV. The Coins from the Second Bulgarian Kingdom Overstruck on Roman Coins

22nd June 2023, Thursday

Session ECFN 7 /Auditorium 65/: 09:00 – 10:50
Session chair: DAVID WIGG-WOLF

09:00 – 09:15 Jarosław BODZEK, Szymon JELLONEK, Barbara ZAJĄC. Roman Provincial Coins from Balkan Mints found in the Przeworsk and Wielbark Cultures

09:15 – 09:30 Lajos JUHASZ. Coins from the Hungarian Barbaricum

09:30 – 09:45 Mario SCHLAPKE. Roman coins and their imitations from the Germanic settlement of Frienstedt near Erfurt in Thuringia

09:45 – 10:00 Lucian MUNTEANU, Andrei BALTAG. Roman gold coins discovered in the “barbarian” territories between the Carpathians and the Dniester

10:00 – 10:15 Anna ZAPOLSKA. The Scandinavian imitations of Late Roman Solidi from the Baltic region (ONLINE)

10:15 – 10:30 Ilia CURTO PELLE. The Impact of Slavic Invasions on Coin Circulation in the Northern Balkans (6-7th c.)

10:30 – 10:50 Discussion

Coffee break: 10:50 – 11:10

Session ECFN 8 /Auditorium 65/: 11:10 – 13:00
Session chair: RAHEL ACKERMANN

11:10 – 11:25 Alenka MIŠKEC, Andrej ŠEMROV. The monetary circulation in the 5th century in Slovenia

11:25 – 11:40 Andrii BOIKO-HAHARIN. Falsifying of the Ragusa rectoral thalers in Podillia

11:40 – 11:55 Barbara ZAJĄC, Szymon JELLONEK. Arab-Byzantine coins discovered in Marea/ Philoxenite

11:55 – 12:10 Alan STAHL. “All that glitters”: Find evidence for the establishment of a silver standard in Europe in the Early Middle Ages

12:10 – 12:25 Martin ALLEN. Medieval Coin Hoards of Britain and Ireland (MCHBI) (ONLINE)

12:25 – 12:40 Miquel SÁNCHEZ SIGNES. Defining the “Valencia mint” entries within monedaiberica.com: the Kingdom of Valencia project for medieval coinages

12:40 – 13:00 Discussion

Lunch break: 13:00 – 14:00

Workshop 3 /Auditorium 65/: 14:00 – 15:30

Ute WARTENBERG, Andrew MEADOWS. Development of a nomisma data model for a Greek hoard database

Museums Visit: 15:30 – 18:30

CLOSING and RECEPTION Botanical Garden of Sofia University: 18:30

23rd June 2023, friday

EXCURSION to Heraclea Sintica, Petrich Museum of History & Regional History Museum Blagoevgrad

Departure: Alexander Nevsky Cathedral parking lot, 8:00 h