Rare coins of Russia
ussia has gone through a long history of development, which is reflected in the coins. For coins, it is quite easy to study the history of the country, as they…

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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…

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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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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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Monetary reform of 1654

In the 17th century, the epoch in monetary business ended, when absolutely any individual, which was usually a privileged and secular society, could bring material for making coins. The state finally and irreversibly took control of the mints, and supplied raw materials exclusively from its treasury. In this regard, the coins began to lose their stability, and their value gradually began to fall.

This instability of money played into the hands of counterfeiters. They could easily start minting coins, almost without fear that they would be severely punished for it. Continue reading

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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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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A set of jubilee coins dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the Patriotic War of 1812
Nothing can so please the present coin collector, as a new coin in its collection, and even better, if it will be a whole album of commemorative coins. However, if…

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