Museum collections. On the threshold of a new time
The onset of the new era and the full-scale development of trade relations and entrepreneurship…

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Golden profile of Nicholas II. Last coins of the last king
The tradition of portrait gold and silver coins was renewed under Nicholas II. The last…

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

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Coins of Ivan the Terrible

A small miniature from the Russian annals of the 17th century depicts the process of making coins. From this it is known that silver billets were first smelted in a crucible, and then they were minted, holding the hot billet in special tongs. The big omission on the part of the chronicler is the moment that he did not show how to drag the wire, cut it and plyuschat to get blanks.

Before the reform, two types of money were minted – Novgorod money and Moscow money. Continue reading

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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Coin collecting as a hobby
Modern collectors collect various items. Some collect stamps, others - coins, and there are those…

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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…

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