Commons:WikiProject Numismatics

WikiProject Numismatics

WikiProject Numismatics is a WikiProject dedicated to creating, improving, and uploading files related to numismatics (coins, paper money and various forms of exonumia such as tokens). If you feel that you want to participate in the WikiProject, feel free to add your name to the list of members.


WikiProject Numismatics is a WikiProject dedicated to uploading, and categorising numismatic-related items on Wikimedia Commons, it also works on finding the correct licensing for newly uploaded images and sharing resources for finding high quality images online. It's members are encouraged to help recruit GLAMs and numismatic institutions into donating their works and images. WikiProject Numismatics is open for anyone to join.

New to Commons?Edit

There are a number of excellent training materials to help you upload your files. Use the 'Upload file' button, just below the Wikimedia Commons icon. That will allow you to use the Upload Wizard. For further help on using this tool, see: Commons:Upload Wizard FAQ or take a look at a few videos here.


Please see requested images of coins for the list.

Requests by membersEdit


There are specific taskforces for identifying coins, contacting GLAM's and numismatists off-wiki, uploading images from Flickr, notaphily, and localised taskforces for coinage from a specific time and/or place (e.g. Ancient Greek coins, Chinese coins, Persian coins, Etc.) that you could join.


If you want to invite potential members to the project, you could use the template "{{Subst:WPNumis invite}}" on their talk page or write a more personalised message if you prefer.


This user is a member of WikiProject Numismatics

This userbox could help raise awareness of the project, and members may add {{User WPNumismatics}} to their user page if they so wish. Adding this userbox will automatically add you to Category:WikiProject Numismatics members.

Members of specific taskforcesEdit

This user is a member of Taskforce Japanese coins
This user is a member of Taskforce Ryukyuan coins


Move unidentified species into the closest higher taxon that you can reliably identify or leave in Category:Unidentified coins. People with greater knowledge can check that category and all categories above species level for birds they can further classify. Post a note on the talk page for any identification requests.

Websites to import fromEdit

Uploads to patrolEdit


  Numismatics Barnstar

To use this barnstar please write "{{Subst:Numismatics Barnstar|YOUR MESSAGE HERE. --~~~~}}" on the recipient's user talk page.