Novice Guide
The most difficult thing in any business is to start. An experienced person does not ask such questions, he already knows everything and intuitively performs the necessary actions. From the…

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Coins of Alexander of Macedon
The great victories of Alexander the Great were nothing more than an era of transition in the ancient world. The coins perfectly demonstrated his rule, various campaigns, famous battles and…

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Penny saves the ruble
1535 is the birthday of a penny. Contributed to this mother of Ivan the Terrible, Elena Glinskaya. Making a penny was a necessity rather than a natural desire. At that…

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Numismatics. Railway is dedicated to …

Coins for millennia are not only a means of payment, but also the subject of art coinage. Since ancient times, each state on the main side of its banknote has sought to express its “face”: the characteristics of the country, important historical dates. In the numismatic collections there are also thematic issues. So, the railway theme is traced on the coins of 14 countries, including Russia. Ahead of the whole planet in this respect are the island states of Cuba, Caicos and Marshall Islands, in the piggy bank of which there are more than 10 coins with views of old steam locomotives.

So, steam locomotives are immortalized on Cuban pesos three times: in 1989, in denominations of 1 peso in copper-nickel alloy, in 1983 and 1988 in silver, respectively, 10 and 20 pesos. Continue reading

Without coins
Starting from the 12th century, and then almost for almost three hundred years, there was a period without the use of coins in the territory of Ancient Russia. The whole…

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Coin Cabinet
Have you ever thought, respected coin collectors and just collectors, over where is the largest collection of coins in the world? Surely most of you imagined a world famous collector…

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Museum collections. On the threshold of a new time
The onset of the new era and the full-scale development of trade relations and entrepreneurship connected with this event demanded stable money that would not be so diverse in weight…

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Coin cleaning rules
No matter what metal coins are made of, there are a number of general rules that must be observed when cleaning their surface from contamination. In no case do not…

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