Ernst Justus Haeberlin

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Ernst Justus Haeberlin (born June 19, 1847 in Frankfurt am Main , † December 5, 1925 in Frankfurt-Eschersheim ) was an attorney and councilor of Frankfurt am Main. However, Haeberlin was best known as a numismatist .


In addition to his job, he carried out extensive numismatic research and travel. In 1906 he was a co-founder of the Frankfurt Numismatic Society. After his death, his coin collection was dissolved, some of it was auctioned; only the aes grave and parts of the coin collection came to the Münzkabinett of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin in 1940 .

Portrait medal

  • 1917 cast bronze, 70 mm, on his 70th birthday. Medalist: Max Lewy . Front: head portrait to the right. Back: Janus head.


  • Aes grave. The heavy money of Rome and Central Italy including the raw bronze currency that preceded it. 2 volumes (Vol. 1: Containing the coin registers. Vol. 2: Tafelband. ). Baer & Co., Frankfurt am Main 1910, (digitized: Volume 1 , Volume 2 ).
  • To the corpus numorum aeris gravis. The system of the oldest Roman coinage. Verlag der "Berliner Münzblätter", Berlin 1905 ( digitized version ).


  • Max von Bahrfeldt : EJ Haeberlin. In: Blätter für Münzfreunde 60, 1925, pp. 369–372

Web links

Wikisource: Ernst Justus Haeberlin  - Sources and full texts
Commons : Ernst Justus Haeberlin  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. The gold and silver coins of the Roman Republic up to 15 BC. Chr. Collection Justizrat Dr. jur. et phil. hc Ernst Justus Haeberlin July 17, 1933. Adolph E. Cahn / Adolph Hess successors, Frankfurt am Main 1933 ( digitized ).
  2. Bernhard Weisser: Nationally valuable cultural property. The collection of Roman heavy money from Ernst Justus Haeberlin. In: Robert Lehmann u. a. (Ed.): Nub Nefer - Gutes Gold. Commemorative letter for Dr. Manfred Gutgesell (= Hanoverian Numismatic Contributions Volume 1 (2014)), pp. 279–305 ( digitized version ); Coin Cabinet of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - to display the coins from the Haeberlin collection, please enter Haeberlin in the search field.
  3. Literature: Blätter für Münzfreunde 1917, p. 321.