Сollecting coins
Now numismatics is not only collecting, but also a good investment of money. Not for…

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How to search for coins with a metal detector
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Numismatics - Peter's true passion
In recent years, interest in numismatics has increased among the Russian population, which is both…

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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 soldier with a rescued girl in his arms tells about the feat of the people who defeated fascism; Mount Fuji and the intertwined five rings speak of the XVII Olympic Games; the bald Franz Josef recalls the longevity of his reign in the patchwork of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Many events were marked by the release of commemorative coins, which, unlike the medals, were endowed with a certain coin standard and nominal value. Continue reading