Coin Albums
Many numismatists with a sense of satisfaction recall the old days when, when they were…

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Ancient Egyptian Coins
Today, Egypt attracts with its beauty, the scorching orange sun and the red sea, 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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From Pushkin to Gagarin
The once popular bimetallic commemorative 10-ruble coins are now fading into the background. For some…

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Penny saves the ruble

1535 is the birthday of a penny. Contributed to this mother of Ivan the Terrible, Elena Glinskaya. Making a penny was a necessity rather than a natural desire. At that time, the cunning Russian people began to mock the state’s banknotes and cut off pieces from coins, there most significantly undermining the country’s economy. Therefore, it was decided to correct the situation and withdraw all the banknotes that were in circulation at that time and introduce a new penny.

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Peter I reform
Everyone knows that Peter the Great was a great reformer. Among his innovations, we can…

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Ancient Egyptian Coins
Today, Egypt attracts with its beauty, the scorching orange sun and the red sea, not…

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History of gold coins
Gold coins at all times were considered something akin to God. People fought for the…

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