Coin cleaning rules
No matter what metal coins are made of, there are a number of general rules that must be observed when cleaning their surface from contamination. In no case do not…

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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 is a bit different from collecting, it involves the identification of cultural monuments, the history…

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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…

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History of tokens
Tokens have a rather interesting story. They have at all times been used as support for real currency. But in itself, a token is considered "non-currency". Let's dive into history…

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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

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” or without a monetary exchange. And with the development of commodity relations, the functions of money began to perform common, necessary – but valuable goods. For example: arrowheads, glass beads, bracelets, rings – used for small calculations. And for large transactions – products made of precious metals, cattle, horses, slaves.

The oldest, home-denomination banknotes or “pra-monetas” of the Northern Black Sea region are coins-arrows, the shape of an arrowhead, with a broken off sharp end and without an opening for an arrow tree. Continue reading

Features storage collections of coins and stamps

Among other types of collecting, collecting coins is among the most complex and costly. Initially, the collection begins with a small number of valuable items, which quickly increases over time. As a result, you will have to move them from place to place and look for more convenient methods of preserving the collection.

Of course, if you are a beginner coin collector, then you should be aware of some of the nuances of their proper storage. After all, money, like stamps, requires special attention. This approach is due to the fact that over time, coins in a wet environment can oxidize or plaque appears on them. Continue reading

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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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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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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