Features storage collections of coins and stamps
Among other types of collecting, collecting coins is among the most complex and costly. Initially,…

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Coin collecting as a hobby
Modern collectors collect various items. Some collect stamps, others - coins, and there are those…

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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,…

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collecting coins
Collecting is a favorite human activity. We collect antiquities and art, technical values ​​and objects…

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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

First counterfeiters
Since the very first metallic banknotes were born, the counterfeiters began their activities. They used…

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The first banknotes of the Northern Black Sea coast
In the early stages, after the settlement of settlements by Greek colonists in the Northern…

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Ancient Egyptian Coins
Today, Egypt attracts with its beauty, the scorching orange sun and the red sea, not…

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