European coins and medals (XVI-XXI century)
New time in numismatics begins in Europe around 1500 in the lands of the Habsburgs.…

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Celtic Coins (III-I century BC)
The name "Celts" was first mentioned by the Greek historian Herodotus (Greek "keltoi" means "brave").…

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What is numismatics and who such numismatists
Since ancient times, people to collect something. Books, statues, paintings, vases, wardrobe items, tableware items,…

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What is the cost of silver coins of Tsarist Russia
We can safely say that silver coins of tsarist Russia of 1700 - 1917, will…

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Franz Joseph I Commemorative Coins

From December 2, 1848, Franz Joseph I was Emperor of the Austrian Empire and King of Bohemia, Apostolic King of Hungary.
Franz Ripl in 1829 gave the emperor the idea of ​​building a railway through Brook. This road was extremely useful because it immediately led to the sea and this caused a stir in the Austrian Empire, because now all the usual places of rest (like Karlsbad or Bad Ischl) went into the shadows against the backdrop of the Riviera. Continue reading

European coins and medals (XVI-XXI century)

New time in numismatics begins in Europe around 1500 in the lands of the Habsburgs. In 1486, by order of the Archduke Sigismund (1439-1490), the Tyrolean guldengros was minted. It was the world’s first full-weighted silver coin, corresponding in value to the Rhine gold guilder. This coin became a model of European coins in the next 400 years.
The name of this successful coin comes from the name of the location of the silver mines of Joachimstal, which were owned by the von Schlick counts. Hence the name “thaler”. Continue reading

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

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The most rare and expensive coins of the USSR
In this article we will consider the reasons for the emergence of expensive coins of…

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