Imperial Mint Museum, Oraviţa

General profile:
Main profile:
Numismatics
Collection(s):

Mint ("Bănăria") from Ciclova Montana, the first of its kind in Romanian history that issued its cheap brass currency is active according Imperial Ordinance of February 20, 1811 between 1811-1855, with modern facilities and three hydraulic presses. Ciclova Montana then and today is ascribed administratively to Oraviţa city. The coins bore the logo "O" issues having several divisions: 3.584 pieces in 1811 struck at 3 farthings; in 1812 other 3585 at 1 crown; in 1816-3587 the value of ½ crowns pieces; in 1816, 3,588 pieces of ¼ crowns. The museum was set up in Oraviţa in a historic building, erected after 1720, with upper floor since 1777, and ...modified in 1836 by adding a balcony. After 1860 the upper floor belonged to Fira family and to Gropşianu family the ground floor. In interwar the building was called "House of Lawyers".


County:
Caraş-Severin
Locality:
Oraviţa
Address:
Strada 1 Decembrie 1918, nr. 24
Postal code:
325600
Access:
DJ 581 Reşiţa-Grădinari-DN 57 Grădinari-Oraviţa;
DN 57 Timişoara-Stamora Moraviţa-Grădinari-Oraviţa;
DN 58 Caransebeş-Reşiţa-DJ 581 Reşiţa-Grădinari-DN 57 Grădinari-Oraviţa;
DN E 70 Băile Herculane-Iablaniţa- DN 57 B Iablaniţa-Bozovici-Anina-Oraviţa;
E 70 Turnu Severin-Orşova-DN 57 Orşova-Moldova Nouă- DN 57 Moldova Veche-Oraviţa
Time table:
Daily 9:00-19:00
Phone :
0761.118.067
Administrative subordination:
Oraviţa City Council
Importance:
Local
Founded:
2015
Historic Monument Building: Clădire monument istoric
CS-II-m-B-11142
Museum code:
6920508
Director:
Ionel Bota, directorul Centrului Cultural „Teatrul Vechi Mihai Eminescu”
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