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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 second day of the Ajman Philatelic and Numismatic Exhibition included a lecture on the history and importance of currencies and ways to value and preserve them.
The Mint also produces numismatic products, including: proof, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; silver and bronze medals; and silver and gold bullion coins.
Numismatic collectors' coins present a greater potential for higher yields than gold, backed up by several decades of highly positive trends.
This is a new type of story of minting "from below"; the development of a local, vernacular, generally votive coinage within a vast Iranian-Indian numismatic cosmopolis.
The history of National Coin Week began in 1923, when American Numismatic Association Governor Julius Guttag suggested to the association's President, Moritz Wormser, that a week-long event should be established "to attract the general public to our hobby and consequently increase our membership, and aid in our science." That December, the first announcement of a "Coin Week" was made in The Numismatist and scheduled for the week of February 9-16, 1924.
The Numismatic Society for the Arab and the Islamic World is offering free entrance for their fifth annual event in the hopes that one day, Lebanon's collections of historical coins might compete with those of the Louvre Abu Dhabi.
Besides the exhibition, other activities including philatelic workshops and presentation on exhibiting techniques to all exhibitors, children's activities and a philatelic and numismatic auction are also being held.
Robert Mish and NBS Governor Jorgovanka Tabakovic signed the Framework Agreement establishing business cooperation in the area of numismatics.
Guinigundo, who is also Numismatic Committee chairman, however, assured that the selection process for the plating technology will be done in a level playing field, open and transparent public bidding.
KUWAIT, Feb 1 (KUNA) -- The 57th anniversary of the opening of the National Post Office was celebrated by the Kuwait Philatelic and Numismatic Society along with the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters on Sunday.
It provides a solid reference to the latest values for numismatic enthusiasts, presenting a new oversized edition of the classic original Red Book for audiences at all levels of coin collecting skills.
A brief description of the grotto and of each of the monuments--the Augusteum, the Court of Pan and the Nymphs, the Temple of Zeus, the Court of Nemesis, the Tripartite building, and the Temple of Pan and the Goats--provides the reader with an overview of the chronology of these constructions, as well as of the architectural, epigraphic, and numismatic evidence for the sculptures that once graced the sanctuary.