First counterfeiters
Since the very first metallic banknotes were born, the counterfeiters began their activities. They used…

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The oldest coins of Russia
Trade relations in Ancient Russia emanated entirely from foreign coins, first East European, and then…

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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,…

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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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Novice Guide

The most difficult thing in any business is to start. An experienced person does not ask such questions, he already knows everything and intuitively performs the necessary actions. From the most difficult to elementary. But for a beginner, just a titanic effort is to make even the easiest thing. And all this because of insecurity. The same thing happens in a hobby called numismatics.

What is numismatics? This is a collection of coins. Nothing more to say. It is clear that this is not a collection of coins in your wallet after putting on the subway, but a collection of ancient and valuable coins from different historical periods. Continue reading

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

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Recovery of monetary business in Russia
After a rather long period of coin-less commodity circulation, in 1380 under the Grand Duke…

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