Exonumia

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Exonumia

The hobby or practice of collecting commemorative coins and medals. These coins can be valuable to the study of economic history and often have value as collectibles.
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According to this scheme the award industry is not only the subject of sociology, legislation, non-governmental and trade-union initiatives and economy, but also a meeting point of two more rare sciences: 1) axiology, which studies the value theory and meta-ethics; 2) paranumismatica (3) , a branch of historical research covering the history of orders, medals and honorary signs (Eihe 1989).
Paranumismatica for beginners [Faleristika iesacejiem].