History of gold coins
Gold coins at all times were considered something akin to God. People fought for the wealth and possession of countless gold coins in their treasury. Gold is the most precious…

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Numismatic collection storage
The first problem that a numismatist faces when storing her collection is protection against thieves, because, as a rule, the collection itself is more valuable than each of its individual…

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Coins of three eras and their manufacturing techniques
It happens that determining the place and specific time of minting coins of medieval Russia is quite problematic to establish. This is due to the fact that the medieval coins…

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former greatness

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 in the history of England rule, rightly called the Victorian Age. Under the domination of a woman who was tiredly lying on her deathbed, there were pommollektsionerov – Victoria also means a whole era. A rare numismatist was not fascinated by a huge variety of British coins, the lion’s share of which is marked by the royal profile of the “Queen of Wicca”.

Victoria is not the first British Queen, a portrait, which appeared on the coins of this island nation. After Mary Tudor (1553-1558), who ruled after her infant brother Edward VI for almost 5 years and received the nickname “Bloody” among the people, the throne of England was occupied for 45 years (and not worse for the country) by her sister Elizabeth I (1558 – 1603) – “Queen-Virgin”. Continue reading

Find your coin
Today, it is probably difficult to find a person on the planet who would not ever collect anything. As a rule, the collection of objects similar in their characteristics or…

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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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Gold coin collecting
Since ancient times, gold coins are a unique collectible item. You can browse through many special catalogs in which hundreds, or even thousands of coins are counted. Such coins have…

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Medicine on coins and bons
Medicine has almost always been in any state on one of the first places, and such a manifestation can be seen on many antiquities, for example, on the same coins…

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