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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Friedrich von Schiller - 1803-1-6

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Friedrich von Schiller - 1803-1-6
FINA IDUnique ID of the page  12757
InstitutionName of Institution.
InventoryInventory number.
AuthorAuthor of the document. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
RecipientRecipient of the correspondence. Friedrich von Schiller
Correspondence dateDate when the correspondence was written: day - month - year . January 6, 1803
PlacePlace of publication of the book, composition of the document or institution. Weimar 50° 58' 51.78" N, 11° 19' 46.78" E
Associated personsNames of Persons who are mentioned in the annotation.
LiteratureReference to literature. Klauss 2000, Bd. 2, p. 19, Nr. 1431, Ehling 2022, p. 469-470, note 1112
KeywordNumismatic Keywords  passion for coins
LanguageLanguage of the correspondence German
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Grand documentOriginal passage from the "Grand document".

-Letter of 6 January 1803 (from Weimar): "Mein einziger Trost ist der numismatische Talisman, der mich auf bequeme und reizende Weise in entfernte Gegenden und Zeiten führt" (Klauss 2000, Bd. 2, p. 19, Nr. 143; Ehling 2022, p. 469-470, note 111)


  1. ^  Klauss, Jochen (2000), Die Medaillensammlung Goethes, Bd. 1: Bestandskatalog. Bd. 2: Quellen, Berlin.
  2. ^  Ehling, Kay (2022), "„Eckhels fürtreffliches Werk“ – Goethe liest die Doctrina numorum veterum", in Bernhard Woytek and Daniela Williams (eds.), Ars critica numaria. Joseph Eckhel (1737–1798) and the Transformation of Ancient Numismatics, Vienna, p. 457-477.