Current exhibition

Newly discovered: Extremely rare carolingian denarius is now on display at the Centre Charlemagne on display

Newly discovered: Extremely rare carolingian denarius is now on display at the Centre Charlemagne on display 22.03.2022 - 29.04.2022

The sensation has a diameter of 19 millimetres and weighs a full 1.51 grams. It is made of silver and shows the only authentic, contemporary portrait of Charlemagne. There are only about 50 surviving examples of this silver coin, a special minting of the Charlemagne denarius, in the world.

Permanent Exhibition

History of Aachen – Charlemagne’s City

History of Aachen – Charlemagne’s City

From the Neolithic Period to today: At the permanent exhibition, visitors learn about the most important people, events and stories in Aachen’s history.

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