Numismatics is one of the most famous and ancient types of collectibles.
Numismatics (collecting coins and medals, including the study of money circulation and the history of…

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NUMISMATICS AND COLLECTION
It is difficult to convey what the collector of old coins is going through, having…

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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 or for other reasons, begin to be called originals. Counterfeiters resort to all sorts of tricks to make the coin look like a script.
Counterfeiting is not to be confused with the falsification of collection coins. If in the first case the falsifier forges a collectible, in the other case the object of falsification is the means of payment. There are a lot of very experienced coin collectors, who chose the fake coins of different countries and peoples as the theme of their collecting. Continue reading

The most rare and expensive coins of the USSR

In this article we will consider the reasons for the emergence of expensive coins of the USSR. Surprisingly, the list of the most expensive Soviet rubles and kopecks includes not only gold and silver bank notes. In some cases, the cost of copper money is much higher than copies of precious metals.
Let’s find out why some coins are much more expensive than others, and which ones are the most valuable?
List of the most expensive coins of the USSR
1 Chervonets, 1923 – 170,000 rubles. Continue reading