Researchers

The manager of the project is Prof. Borys Paszkiewicz, a specialist in medieval European numismatics. His numerous scientific achievements include, among others: the first monographic study of the medieval Upper Silesian coinage, a reconsideration and the inventory of coin finds from the mid-twelfth to the end of the fifteenth century in Poland (together with S. Kubiakowa), the discovery of the coins of Przemysł I and Przemysł II of Poland as well as the Polish coins of Wenceslas II, and the new chronology of Prussian coins from the thirteenth-fifteenth centuries. He is the author of numerous coin hoard studies and a laureate of many academic awards: he has three times won the Jan Gawroński Prize for work in the field of Polish numismatics and medal art (in 1998 together with S. Kubiak, in 2002 and 2015 individually) and the Award of the President of the University of Wrocław for the book of the year (awarded for the work ‘Bracteates - coionage of medieval Prussia’). He is a full professor at the Institute of Archeology, University of Wrocław. He was the chairman of the Numismatics Commission of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the editor-in-chief of "Wiadomości Numizmatyczne".

 

The numismatic team:

Paweł Milejski MA is a PhD student in cultural sciences, graduated in archaeology from the University of Wrocław (specialty: numismatics of the late Middle Ages and modern times). He is the author of the first Polish monograph on the hoard of Pragergroschen (the Oleśnica hoard). He is interested in coinage of Silesia and Pomerania. He is very active as a participant in the scientific life and the author of subsequent studies.

Roksana Wawrzczak MA is a PhD student in cultural sciences, graduated in archaeology from the University of Wrocław (specialization: numismatics of the early Middle Ages) and in law at the Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics of the University of Wrocław. She developed, among others, coins from the prince's tower in Siedlęcin. He is currently preparing a dissertation on early medieval Czech coins.

Łukasz Sroka MA graduated in archaeology from the University of Wrocław (specialization: modern numismatics). He also completed Postgraduate Studies in Expertise of Ancient Weaponry at the University of Łódź. He works at the Warsaw Numismatic Center now.

Metallographic analyzes:

Dr Barbara Łydżba-Kopczyńska, DrSc, doctor of chemistry. She is employed at the Faculty of Chemistry of the University of Wrocław as the head of the Laboratory for Cultural Heritage Research, and also in the Laboratory of Applied Analytical and Raman Spectroscopy Laboratory. She has many years of experience in analytical work on historic objects and a rare ability to present her results in a communicative form (she was awarded for her popularizing activity).