Peter I reform
Everyone knows that Peter the Great was a great reformer. Among his innovations, we can highlight the fact that he first came up with the idea to celebrate the New…

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Greco-Bactrian rulers and their coins
The history of the dynasty of the Greco-Bactrian empire, as recorded on the coins, of a powerful state that was located in the upper regions of the river, now known…

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Coin collecting as a hobby
Modern collectors collect various items. Some collect stamps, others - coins, and there are those that are particularly original. Collecting coins is very popular, because everyone who has found or…

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Coins and art

When the state treasurer put his stamp on a small piece of metal, he cared not only to record the purity and weight of the metal with this action, but also to make a kind of media out of the coin by placing some propaganda information on the coin. In addition, the state sought to make a true masterpiece of art out of each minted coin, to make it beautiful and attractive. This is due to the fact that coins are still a symbol of wealth, and wealth, as a rule, is comprehended with something beautiful and refined, and coins made of such precious and noble metals like gold and silver themselves symbolize such a state. Continue reading

The ruble of Emperor Constantine I from the Romanov dynasty
The most important mystery of this coin is that there has never been such an emperor like Constantine I, but there was a ruble of Constantine I! Not a single…

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What is the damage of coins
In the 10th century, Count Baldwin, in order to develop a monetary business, as well as improve trade relations, created a rate of exchange transactions. So, two hens could be…

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collecting coins
Collecting is a favorite human activity. We collect antiquities and art, technical values ​​and objects of nature into a single collection. The desire for preservation and accumulation is inherent in…

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3 coins of medieval England
A rather large role in collecting coins is played by the age of the coins themselves, and the older they are, the more valuable your collection will be. A typical…

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