A History of numismatic research in Bulgaria: between the National Museum (now NAIM – BAS) and Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” and beyond them
The aim of the present study is to review the history of Bulgarian numismatics between the Liberation of Bulgaria, in 1878, and 2020. It presents the principal centres of scientific research and emphasizes on the most famous personalities related to the development of Bulgarian numismatics, and their major works: Domenico Tacchella, Nikola Moushmov, Todor Gerasimov, Yordanka Yurukova. The article points out the main Bulgarian universities offering studies in numismatics, the numismatic collections of Bulgarian museums and their curators. The authors trace the history and the actual structure of the Bulgarian Numismatic Society, present the basic periodicals, websites, and internet forums specialized in numismatics and focused on numismatic discoveries and research.