Numismatics

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Numismatics

The study of coins or the hobby of coin collecting. Numismatics often involves the study of the history of money and can be valuable to the study of economic history in general.
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The collection itself featured iconic imagery from Greek mythology including prints of Gods, temples and ancient coins.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Twenty-three ancient coins from Anatolia were returned to Turkey upon the wishes of an Australian collector, who had purchased the smuggled coins at different auctions throughout her life, as described in her will.
Prince Khaled honored Prince Sultan bin Salman for donating rare ancient coins to the campaign.
One of the participants said that his passion for collecting ancient coins has turned into love of looking into their history and age.
The SPS Museum houses a precious collection of archaeological excavations, ancient coins, seals, terracotta, inscriptions, paintings, shawls, stuffed birds and animals and silver and bronze utensils of different civilisations.
Jubilant grandad Reg, 70, and digging partner Richard, a customs officer in his 40s, hit the jackpot when they went back to the spot in a field where they had found a smaller haul of ancient coins in February.
Question one: The club Barracuda in Albert Road, Middlesbrough, has a very impressive bronze door, including 24 panels inscribed with symbols and Greek letterings seen on ancient coins.
I have a collection of thousands of year old coins, including Kushan, Chattrap, Maurya Sassanian, Guptas and all ancient coins," Sada said.
A silver coin from Emperor Shah Jehan's period and some other coins believed to be of the Mughal era are the oldest ones in the collection of Ibrahim, who is yet to get the value and age of many ancient coins assessed by experts.
Summary: Pieces from a huge collection of priceless ancient coins, jewellery and statuettes, looted from a bank vault in eastern Libya in the chaos of the rebellion against Moammar Gadhafi, have appeared in the local souq and are being taken abroad.
NEW YORK: Federal authorities have charged a group of antiquities dealers and collectors in connection with what they said was an organized criminal ring smuggling artifacts into the country, including ancient coins and a sarcophagus.

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