Ellen Feingold

Curator of the National Numismatic Collection

Dr. Ellen Feingold is the curator of the National Numismatic Collection (NNC), a global collection of approximately 1.6 million objects that span more than 5,000 years. She received her DPhil in History and MSc in Economic and Social History from the University of Oxford. Her research interests include the history of money and monetary objects, counterfeiting and forgery, and legal institutions and the administration of justice. Dr. Feingold is the author of Colonial Justice and Decolonization in the High Court of Tanzania, 1920-1971 (2018) and The Value of Money (2015), as well as the curator of the exhibit of the same name at the National Museum of American History. Her recent curatorial work also includes Really BIG Money, Women on Money, and Ukraine’s Distinct History.”