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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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…

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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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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 the essence of progressive people. Search, unification and study of subject communities can give the collector a real pleasure and joy from the new find. In addition, there are collections that are not only of historical and cultural value, but also of real value.

The science of numismatics deals with the study of money circulation and coin minting, complementing the knowledge of economic relations between people in different periods of history. Today, collecting coins and banknotes contributes to the satisfaction of the hunters excitement of olden times and the accumulation of wealth.

Coins of different eras are currently profitable investment objects with a high degree of profitability. The advantage of these investments is due to the historical value and rarity of many specimens, the consumer growth on which is steadily growing.

It is quite easy to start a numismatic collection: you must decide on the theme of the meeting and buy coins. There are collections of coins by country, historical epoch, denomination of banknotes, united by a common theme of the image or form, a single material of manufacture. To navigate the countless offer of coins for beginners, however, as well as professionals, help special directories, which reflect banknotes of different eras, their rarity and value.
The most understandable, common and colorful collections are coins, combined themes of images. Each collector chooses the story that he likes. Coins depicting flora and fauna, famous personalities and historical monuments, ships and cars, dedicated to military subjects and aviation. To complete and multiply such collections is a real pleasure. The collector feels a surge of joy and adrenaline when he manages to get exactly that coin, about which he had heard so much and dreamed of replenishing his favorite collection with it.

Of course, the most valuable and prestigious numismatic collections are coins made of precious metals. The cost of modern coins is close to the value of the precious metal contained in them, which grows with time. The real wealth is antique gold coins. Their price depends on the denomination of the coin, rarity and degree of its preservation. Nowadays, silver coins, which are a profitable investment, are increasingly being issued. An interesting fact is that the ancient royal coins, made of this noble metal, minted under Peter I, often cost more than their gold counterparts. Contributed to this deficiency of silver, observed at the time.

Coin collecting is not only a pleasant and exciting activity, but also a good way to invest and increase your funds. You can buy the necessary items, for example, silver coins, through specialized numismatic shops or antique shops. Antique coin auctions are a great way to sell unwanted items at a bargain price or to increase your collection.

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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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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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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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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