Museum of Emeryka Hutten-Czapskiego is one of the branches of the National Museum located at 12 Józefa Piłsudskiego Street. The collections that can be admired in the museum come from his private collection and include 11 thousand. medals, coins, orders, banknotes and engravings, as well as an extensive library. The building was designed by T. Stryjeński. By transporting chests, libraries and collections of porcelain, furniture, armor, and even geological and mineralogical collections from Vilnius. After the count’s death in 1903, the family donated the collection to the National Museum. They were accompanied by donations in the form of a collection of coins by W. Wittyg, Z. Zakrzewski, a collection of coins from the Piasts, F. Piekoński and K. Halama: a collection of ancient coins and P. Umiński: extremely rare Curland and Teutonic coins. It is worth noticing that when visiting the museum, visitors can admire the unique denars of Mieszko I, denars of B. Chrobry, bracteats of Mieszko III and of Prince Mieszko Mieszkowicz, Slavic coin of the prince of the Elbe Stodoran – Jaksa from Kopanica. In addition, it is worth mentioning that there are also maps of the former lands of the Republic of Poland from the end of the 15th to the mid-19th century. Therefore, Krakow has become the most complete cartographic record of Poland.

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