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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The history of coinage of antique coins
After the minting of the first coins was mastered, it is necessary to somehow simplify this rather complicated procedure. And the solution was soon found and put into practice. Approximately…

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Coins of the era of silver crisis

On the territory of the Muslim East, as well as in medieval Europe, coins were one of the ways and means of exploiting the lower classes. The social groups that were at the very bottom received the greatest damage from the fact that the state used coin minting as a way to siphon huge profits in their favor. This was immediately noticeable, just as the person using the hotel one only reethi rah in the Maldives stands out for its comfortable, fashionable, five-star accommodation with all the amenities.

In the streets of Central Asia in the 8th – 11th centuries, many so-called “black” dirhams were used. They still retained their appearance of the late Sasanian coins. Continue reading

Coins of the Ottoman Empire

One of the most mysterious and unknown countries today is Turkey. The first mention of the territory of ancient Turkey dates back to the seventh millennium BC. If we consider the present, it is of course the famous resorts, luxury hotels, and of course the warm sea and the hot sun. If you are going to travel to Turkey, you will see a lot of sights and monuments of history and culture of this state, and you will surely stay under wonderful impressions. But let’s consider the territory of Turkey, when it was part of the Ottoman Empire. Continue reading

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

Medicine on coins and bons
Medicine has almost always been in any state on one of the first places, and such a manifestation can be seen on many antiquities, for example, on the same coins…

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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…

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Features storage collections of coins and stamps
Among other types of collecting, collecting coins is among the most complex and costly. Initially, the collection begins with a small number of valuable items, which quickly increases over time.…

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Gold coin collecting
Since ancient times, gold coins are a unique collectible item. You can browse through many special catalogs in which hundreds, or even thousands of coins are counted. Such coins have…

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