Coin cleaning rules
No matter what metal coins are made of, there are a number of general rules…

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Monetary reform of 1654
In the 17th century, the epoch in monetary business ended, when absolutely any individual, which…

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Valuable coins of the era of Paul the First
Despite the fact that there is an enormous amount of coins all over the world,…

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Old Russian monetary system
For quite a long time, the fact has been noticed that treasures belonging to the…

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Old Russian monetary system

For quite a long time, the fact has been noticed that treasures belonging to the period from the 9th to the 11th century contain quite a lot of fragments and scraps of coins. And this is not a coincidence at all, since there are treasures consisting entirely of small fragments. On such fragments, sometimes there are monetary legends, the names of rulers, dates of minting, and similar inscriptions.

When the coins correspond to some definite and well-known weight, then the seller who received them will simply calculate the amount of metal that the op receives from the proceeds of any goods, or from the services provided to them. Scales for weighing coins are necessary for him only to carry out a control check – no more. Continue reading

Coins and art
When the state treasurer put his stamp on a small piece of metal, he cared…

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Coins of Queen Victoria and the dynasty of her court medalists
On January 2, 1901, at the turn of the two greatest in the history of…

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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…

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