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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Commemorative coins of the Republic of Belarus
The commemorative coins of the state of the Republic of Belarus are the official commemorative coins issued by the national bank. These metallic banknotes are not only a symbol of…

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History of gold coins
Gold coins at all times were considered something akin to God. People fought for the wealth and possession of countless gold coins in their treasury. Gold is the most precious…

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Coins of Ivan the Terrible

A small miniature from the Russian annals of the 17th century depicts the process of making coins. From this it is known that silver billets were first smelted in a crucible, and then they were minted, holding the hot billet in special tongs. The big omission on the part of the chronicler is the moment that he did not show how to drag the wire, cut it and plyuschat to get blanks.

Before the reform, two types of money were minted – Novgorod money and Moscow money. Continue reading

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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Ancient Egyptian Coins
Today, Egypt attracts with its beauty, the scorching orange sun and the red sea, not only tourists from various countries and cities of our planet, but also various archaeologists with…

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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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From Pushkin to Gagarin
The once popular bimetallic commemorative 10-ruble coins are now fading into the background. For some reason, collectors have recently become more interested in commemorative coins made of non-precious metals. One…

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