Coins of the era of silver crisis
On the territory of the Muslim East, as well as in medieval Europe, coins were…

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Find your coin
Today, it is probably difficult to find a person on the planet who would not…

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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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Coins of the USSR and Russia
Numismatics (a hobby for collecting coins) is considered one of the most popular hobbies in…

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Without coins

Starting from the 12th century, and then almost for almost three hundred years, there was a period without the use of coins in the territory of Ancient Russia. The whole paradox of this era was that with the development of cities, domestic and foreign trade, crafts, the number of coins in the territory of Russia not only did not increase, but on the contrary, decreased at a rapid pace. Thus, in the 12th century, coins disappeared altogether.

This period of history is often called the “dark period”, since the secret of the temporary disappearance of Russian monetary affairs is a great mystery, both for numismatists and for scholars of historians and archaeologists. Continue reading

Peter I reform

Everyone knows that Peter the Great was a great reformer. Among his innovations, we can highlight the fact that he first came up with the idea to celebrate the New Year and set up a Christmas tree. By the way, if you need to make a corporate party for the New Year, then on the site dedmorozlab.ru there is an opportunity to place an order for Santa Claus. In addition, Peter I carried out a monetary reform, and quite successful.

As is known from historical facts, the monetary reform carried out in 1654 was not crowned with success, but only caused numerous popular unrest, which led to the “Copper Riot”. Continue reading

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 or paper banknotes, which are still very, very young compared to the latter. Of course, medicine, which existed more than two thousand years ago, was significantly different from modern. After all, then there were still no hospitals or clinics, but the main specialties still exist, such as surgery, dentistry, and so on. Continue reading

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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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