Greco-Bactrian rulers and their coins
The history of the dynasty of the Greco-Bactrian empire, as recorded on the coins, of…

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Coin Cabinet
Have you ever thought, respected coin collectors and just collectors, over where is the largest…

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From numismatics to auction trading of coins
Numismatics - collecting coins, one of the most interesting and exciting collections. In general, numismatics…

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Novice Guide
The most difficult thing in any business is to start. An experienced person does not…

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Commemorative coins of the Republic of Belarus

The commemorative coins of the state of the Republic of Belarus are the official commemorative coins issued by the national bank. These metallic banknotes are not only a symbol of statehood and the wealth of the country, but also constitute an integral and full-fledged system of monetary circulation. The main purpose of issuing banknotes from precious noble metals is propaganda work, which is to familiarize with the cultural and historical heritage of the Republic of Belarus, as well as its sporting, scientific and technical achievements.

The National Bank of the Republic is engaged in issuing not only banknotes from various precious and rare metals and alloys, but also from ordinary metals, thanks to which they are widely spread within the state, but also outside its borders in various countries of the world. Continue reading

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 the present, it is of course the famous resorts, luxury hotels, and of course the warm sea and the hot sun. If you are going to travel to Turkey, you will see a lot of sights and monuments of history and culture of this state, and you will surely stay under wonderful impressions. But let’s consider the territory of Turkey, when it was part of the Ottoman Empire. Continue reading

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

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

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From Pushkin to Gagarin
The once popular bimetallic commemorative 10-ruble coins are now fading into the background. For some…

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

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