Coin collecting as a hobby
Modern collectors collect various items. Some collect stamps, others - coins, and there are those that are particularly original. Collecting coins is very popular, because everyone who has found or…

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Interesting facts about coins
Money constantly appears in our world. In any country, in any currency and in any form, be it paper or metallic money, but only thanks to them can we get…

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MONETA JOHN
The Russian Empress Elizabeth did not think that a number of her decrees, by which she had eradicated a relatively common coin, would make this coin a numismatic rarity. However,…

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Banknotes and paper money (VIII-XX century)

The history of paper money is just as exciting and varied as the history of metallic money. At the beginning of the history of paper money, there were two forms of banknotes – a receipt and a promissory note.
The receipt was issued as a certificate that a specific amount of metallic money is in the banker’s custody. Over time, the receipt has become possible to transfer to another person. Later, the receipt acquired the form of a banknote, which documented the client’s right to receive the amount in the form of coins indicated on the banknote at any time. Over time, the debt receipt turned into public money, which, as a rule, could not be received in the form of coins, but which had to be accepted for payment by all public funds. In addition, there are still temporary paper money issued to compensate for the shortage of coins. Continue reading

Ancient coins
1. Old coins of Russia - gold and silver coins of Prince Vladimir These were the first coins minted in Kievan Rus at the end of the 10th century, then…

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FALSIFICATION AND COINS
The whole history of numismatics is a kind of struggle with various fakes and other types of falsification. Even novelists, going from hands to hands of collectors, out of ignorance…

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Сollecting coins
Now numismatics is not only collecting, but also a good investment of money. Not for nothing is the most ancient hobby, namely collecting coins, at present, is one of the…

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