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Kulikovo Field Museum Acquired Unique Coins
September 26, 2013 14:54


(Source: http://1tulatv.ru/news)

The officers of Federal Security Service passed 261 coins to “Kulikovo Field” Museum.

Law enforcement authorities managed to prevent the attempt of smuggling of ancient coins. They were sent over the border and got confiscated by customs officials.

Among the coins admitted to the museum are the rarities of different eras and nations. The oldest of them date back to VI-V centuries BC. These are the coins of the ancient Greek city of Olbia made in the shape of bronze figures of dolphins.

The coins of Parthian dynasty of Arshakids of III-I centuries BC are distinguished as a separate group. The stamps for these coins were cut by the Greek masters, and the portraits of kings placed on the front of the silver coins hit by its truthfulness and accuracy of details of suits, headwear, hairstyles.

A significant part of the complex is constituted by the so-called “eastern coins” – the coins with inscriptions in Oriental languages.

Russian monetary system is represented by silver and copper coins of apanage principalities of XIV - XV centuries, the Grand Principality of Moscow, currency of the period of centralized state of XVII-XVIII centuries. Rare coins of the False Dmitry I and silver rouble of Peter I in 1723 are also of interest for numismatists.

According to the press service of the State Reserve Museum “Kulikovo Field”, all coins of the complex will be included into the state part of the Museum Fund of the Russian Federation and will be published in the State Catalogue of the Museum Fund of the RF. One will be able to see them with  own eyes in the new museum of Kulikovo battle at the Kulikovo Field. 

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Author: Anna Dorozhkina

Tags: Kulikovo Field Museum Museum Fund of the Russian Federation rare coins State Catalogue of the Museum Fund  

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