Centre for Auxiliary Historical Sciences
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Head – Shymanskyi M. M.
In 1996, the Centre for Auxiliary Historical Sciences was founded on the basis of unique numismatic and sigillographic collections. The numismatic collection consists of approximately 12 thousand coins and 5 thousand medals from different countries. Antique coins are widely represented. 7 thousand of them are exhibited: 1 thousand Greek coins and over 6 thousand Roman coins. Obe can also see Polish coins of the 12th-18th centuries (1400), German (over 690) and Russian (almost 200). Byzantine, Italian, Florentine coins are of specisl interest. There is a great collection of 20th-century coins and banknotes from various countries.
The sigillographic collection includes 6 thousand copies of seals, casts made of metal, gypsum, sulfur, sealing wax and wax. The origin of the seals is various as to their content and shape: imperial and royal from different European countries. A great number of seals are from Ukrainian, Polish and German towns and cities as well as seals of secondary and higher educational institutions of Halychyna of the 18th-19th centuries.
Its staff consists of Chairperson M. M. Shymanskyi and Senior Secretary N.Ya. Sydorko. They are arranging numismatic and sigillographic collections. There is a small library which contains books on heraldry, genealogy, cartography, numismatics, sigillography and other auxiliary historical sciences.