09. September 2016

CNT wins Berlin DH-Award 2016

The team of Corpus Nummorum Thracorum is happy and proud about winning the 2nd place at the Berlin DH Prize 2016. We cordially thank the jury for awarding our project; the prize is encouraging us to continue our work!

For the second time the Interdisciplinary Research Network Digital Humanities Berlin (if|DH|b) awarded the Berlin Digital Humanities prize. Excellent technical and scientific innovative DH projects from the Berlin area were priced. The jury assessed as criteria a pioneering character, a consistent use of technical and conceptual standards and efforts to ensure sustainable availability of the project‘s results and their connectivity. The prize, worth € 1,000, was awarded to the project team "Corpus Nummorum Thracorum", cooperation between the Münzkabinett Berlin and the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities. In the honorific speech Gerd Grasshoff highlighted from the jury’s statement: "Provenance, object attributes, repository, content analysis, consistent and systematic attribute description as well as informative and easy to understand information processing are in an exemplary way implemented by the Corpus Nummorum Thracorum."

Author: Angela Berthold