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

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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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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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Rare coins of Russia
ussia has gone through a long history of development, which is reflected in the coins.…

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The largest mints of the USSR

With the emergence of the Soviet Union, or rather, with its unification of individual republics, a new problem emerged, which was where exactly it was necessary to mint coins, make memorable signs, and so on. However, soon a solution was found, and it was that the production of insignia, as well as metal money, would be distributed between the country’s largest mint yards – the St. Petersburg Mint, the Moscow Mint and the Kiev Mint.

St. Petersburg Mint was one of the largest mints, not only in the Soviet Union, but throughout the world. Not only coins were minted here, but also insignia, orders, badges, medals and so on were made. Continue reading

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.

Of course, the appearance of the first penny was very interesting. Continue reading

Coins of the USSR and Russia

Numismatics (a hobby for collecting coins) is considered one of the most popular hobbies in the world. It would seem that there is difficult to collect coins? There are many, different types, not difficult to get. Apparently, therefore, many are beginning to engage in precisely this type of collectibles. But the fact that the coins are not difficult to collect, you can only tell an amateur, not an experienced person. A professional numismatist will explain to you all the aspects and difficulties of collecting coins for your collection.

Native – closest. Our compatriots from the category of numismatists love to collect old coins of Soviet times, as well as tsarist Russia. Continue reading

Without coins
Starting from the 12th century, and then almost for almost three hundred years, there was…

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Coins of Ivan the Terrible
A small miniature from the Russian annals of the 17th century depicts the process of…

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Medicine on coins and bons
Medicine has almost always been in any state on one of the first places, and…

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