Numismatics

The museum collection Numismatics began to form in 1976 (Coin. 20 kopecks. 1915 Russian Empire). It consists of the following sub-collections: numismatics, faleristics, bonistics. The collection includes coins, medals, badges, plaques, signs, medals, tokens, medallions, banknotes, securities, lottery tickets. The collection consists of items with images of Saints, Church leaders, in memory of the events of various religious and cultural life. For maximum completeness of depicting the country’s history of development of international and domestic religious relations collection contains coins (as cash), badges, medals and signs of various countries. The most valuable museum objects in the museum’s collection are:

  • Collection of medals with images of Russian princes, kings and emperors (from Rurik to Alexander II). Russia, 18th – 19th centuries;
  • Medal. Pope Benedict XIV, Italy, 1750;
  • Medal in memory of the baptism. Germany, early 18th century;
  • Medal. Pope Clement X. Italy, in 1675, and others.

As of 01.01.2015, the museum collection Numismatics consists of 3548 objects of the main fund and 560 objects of scientific and auxiliary materials’ fund.

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