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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History of tokens
Tokens have a rather interesting story. They have at all times been used as support for real currency. But in itself, a token is considered "non-currency". Let's dive into history…

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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…

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subject to damage

What is the damage of coins

In the 10th century, Count Baldwin, in order to develop a monetary business, as well as improve trade relations, created a rate of exchange transactions. So, two hens could be exchanged for one rooster, two lambs for one sheep, and so on. Even though the territories of the countries were not disturbed by any crusades, every society needed money.

In Western Europe, there was a fairly large number of mints. Each duke and bishop sought to build their own coin shop. Therefore, quite often, in one city there could be several coin shops. Continue reading

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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Coins of Queen Victoria and the dynasty of her court medalists
On January 2, 1901, at the turn of the two greatest in the history of mankind, the heart of a little old woman, Queen Victoria, stopped beating. Ended the longest…

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What is now in price on the numismatic market
The dollar is falling, and the ruble is growing stronger. Especially - old. Antique coins are sold at auctions for "big money". So, at the Gelos auction before the new…

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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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