Joseph Calasanza von Arneth

Writer, Deceased Person

1791 – 1863

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Who was Joseph Calasanza von Arneth?

Joseph Calasanza, Ritter von Arneth was an Austrian numismatist and archæologist, born at Leopoldschlag, Upper Austria. He became custodian of the Cabinet of Coins and Antiquities in Vienna, and director of that institution in 1840, in which capacity he rendered very valuable services to the department of numismatics. Among his more important works are:

Synopsis Numorum Grœcorum

Synopsis Numorum Romanorum

Das k. k. Münz- und Antikenkabinett

Die antiken Kameen des k. k. Munz- und Antikenkabinetts

Die Cinque-Cento-Kameen und Arbeiten des Benvenuto Cellini und seiner Zeitgenossen

He was the father of Alfred von Arneth.

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Born
Aug 12, 1791
Leopoldschlag
Children
Nationality
  • Austria
Profession
Lived in
  • Upper Austria
Died
Oct 31, 1863

Submitted
on July 23, 2013