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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Commemorative coins
In the new history there are many anniversaries, celebrations, coronations, which you can almost always find out by looking at the coins issued in honor of this event. A Soviet…

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Coin Albums
Many numismatists with a sense of satisfaction recall the old days, when doing coin collecting, they could buy coin albums in almost any store in the country, which over time…

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self-minting coins

Coins and medals of the colonial countries (XVI-XXI centuries)

While in some countries, for example, in China or Japan, money in the form of coins was used for a long time, most of the Asian, African and American continents at the beginning of the 16th century remained a non-monetary zone.
In Africa, the circulation of coins was not developed until the New Age, and the means of payment were the predecessors of the coins, money in the form of pebbles and seashells. In such regions, coins most often came in the baggage of overseas colonialists, and the first minted coins were copies of metropolitan coins, marked with an additional sign to indicate the corresponding metropolis. Continue reading

What is now in price on the numismatic market
The dollar is falling, and the ruble is growing stronger. Especially - old. Antique coins are sold at auctions for "big money". So, at the Gelos auction before the new…

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German coins since 1871 - from Reichsmark to Euro
With the adoption of the constitution of the German Empire on April 16, 1871, responsibility for the currency of the empire passed from individual federal states to the government of…

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How to invest money in coins
The stock market is falling, the ruble is getting cheaper, interest on deposits hardly falls short of inflation. And we all begin to think about other ways to save and…

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