Coins of Alexander of Macedon
The great victories of Alexander the Great were nothing more than an era of transition…

Continue reading →

Commemorative coins of the Republic of Belarus
The commemorative coins of the state of the Republic of Belarus are the official commemorative…

...

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

Continue reading →

Gold coin collecting
Since ancient times, gold coins are a unique collectible item. You can browse through many…

Continue reading →

characteristic protective

The oldest coins of Russia

Trade relations in Ancient Russia emanated entirely from foreign coins, first East European, and then West European. Among the variety of dirhams and denarii there are also such rare and unique coins as money of princes of Rurikovich. The first coin of this kind was discovered already in the distant 1792, among other pendants to the icon, which was located in one of the churches of the city of Kiev.

Not so long ago, about 50 years ago, that for a numismatic business is essentially a short period of time, coins of Russian princes made of silver and gold began to be discovered. They were not of the best quality, so they were taken for very similar Byzantine coins. Continue reading

Numismatics. Railway is dedicated to …

Coins for millennia are not only a means of payment, but also the subject of art coinage. Since ancient times, each state on the main side of its banknote has sought to express its “face”: the characteristics of the country, important historical dates. In the numismatic collections there are also thematic issues. So, the railway theme is traced on the coins of 14 countries, including Russia. Ahead of the whole planet in this respect are the island states of Cuba, Caicos and Marshall Islands, in the piggy bank of which there are more than 10 coins with views of old steam locomotives.

So, steam locomotives are immortalized on Cuban pesos three times: in 1989, in denominations of 1 peso in copper-nickel alloy, in 1983 and 1988 in silver, respectively, 10 and 20 pesos. Continue reading

Monetary reform of 1654
In the 17th century, the epoch in monetary business ended, when absolutely any individual, which…

...

The largest mints of the USSR
With the emergence of the Soviet Union, or rather, with its unification of individual republics,…

...

What is the damage of coins
In the 10th century, Count Baldwin, in order to develop a monetary business, as well…

...