Kurt Regling

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Kurt Ludwig Regling (born November 8, 1876 in Berlin ; † August 10, 1935 there ) was a German numismatist who primarily researched ancient coinage.


Kurt Regling attended the Friedrich-Wilhelm-Gymnasium in Berlin from 1886 to 1895 . From 1895 to 1899 he studied at the Berlin University with the help of an Imhoof-Blumer scholarship . In 1899 Dr. phil. with the font De belli Parthici Crassiani fontibus . From 1899 he was initially a volunteer, from 1899 a research assistant, from 1902 assistant director, from 1919 curator at the Berlin Münzkabinett . In 1921 he became director of the collection, which he remained until his death. Regling completed his habilitation at the University of Berlin in 1907. Since that time Regling has taught as a private lecturer in coin studies at the Berlin University, and since 1921 as an honorary professor .

Regling's main research area was ancient numismatics, as well as Renaissance medal art . Regling viewed the coins primarily as works of art in their own right. Among other things, he worked on the Academy Project Greek Mint of the Prussian Academy of Sciences , where he published the volume Dacien and Moesien with Behrendt Pick . He received the Archer M. Huntington Medal in 1929 and the Royal Numismatic Society Medal in 1933 . The Kurt Regling Medal was donated in his honor .

Publications (selection)

In addition, numerous articles and reviews in various specialist journals.


Web links

Wikisource: Kurt Regling  - Sources and full texts