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The most rare and expensive coins of the USSR
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How to invest money in coins
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Greek coins (VII-II century BC)
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confiscated property

COIN NOT ON POCKET

This coin really can not afford neither in size nor in weight.
She appeared in the reign of Catherine I. True, her institution was not original.
In the first half of the 17th century, a new means of payment was introduced in Sweden: square plates. One daller, made of Swedish copper, weighed 1 kg 350 g. How not to understand respectable Swedish burghers, whose hearts and pockets undermined the heavy plates! But after all, the greatness of Sweden required a lot of silver, sailing away to endless wars … Continue reading

NUMISMATICS AND COLLECTION

It is difficult to convey what the collector of old coins is going through, having found the necessary coin after a long search. This is an incomparable joy of the discoverer of rarities. And if near you, when you are considering a copper coin turned green from time, it turns out to be a rather dry practical person, try to intelligibly explain your condition to it.
Will he understand that collecting coins is akin to his passion for painting and art, that collecting coins is another step in history, knowledge of social relations, ethnography. Continue reading