Coin collecting as a hobby
Modern collectors collect various items. Some collect stamps, others - coins, and there are those that are particularly original. Collecting coins is very popular, because everyone who has found or…

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The first banknotes of the Northern Black Sea coast
In the early stages, after the settlement of settlements by Greek colonists in the Northern Black Sea region, exchange and trade with local tribes were conducted by means of “barter”…

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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…

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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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material for coins

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 exhibits. It is not always safe to keep it at home, however, many people do just that, installing hidden and heavy safes. It is much easier to insure the collection against theft and deposit it in a specialized service for the storage of valuable things, which are currently very diverse.

The second question that concerns the coin collector is how to store it: in what conditions. Continue reading

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 metal, and gold coins are the most precious in human life.

In general, gold marked the beginning of the monetary system, as we now know about it. After all, before gold was used only as a material for the manufacture of any jewelry, when there was still a natural exchange. Then he went to the minting of coins. Continue reading

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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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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Greco-Bactrian rulers and their coins
The history of the dynasty of the Greco-Bactrian empire, as recorded on the coins, of a powerful state that was located in the upper regions of the river, now known…

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