The Piastres: Sultanate Of Egypt

Introduction This article will discuss the Egyptian silver Piastres used during the British Sultanate of Egypt. The piastres were initially based upon the Ottoman Qirsh. Coins used in Egypt at this time can be somewhat confusing since they have similar names, sizes, and metal content. The Qirsh was based on the Ottoman Kurus. In EuropeContinue reading “The Piastres: Sultanate Of Egypt”

The Qirsh: Ottoman Coinage

Introduction This article looks at the Silver Qirsh used during the Ottoman rule of Egypt. . As well as a brief history of the Ottoman Eyalet of Egypt, the British protectorate, and how the coin influenced the name of Egypt’s current currency. The qirsh was a vital coin, alongside many other Ottoman coins used inContinue reading “The Qirsh: Ottoman Coinage”

The Ruble: Currency of Emperors and Workers

Introduction Welcome, you’ve found our article on the Russian ruble. This article will cover ruble history, collecting rubles, and more. We will be focusing more on the history related to the silver ruble minted during the reign of various Czars. The history of the silver ruble tracks some of the most turbulent times in Russia’sContinue reading “The Ruble: Currency of Emperors and Workers”

Royal Canadian Mint: History

Canada’s Mint The Royal Canadian Mint, also known as Canada’s Mint is known worldwide for producing some of the finest coins. Royal Canadian Mint history is an important part of Canada’s history. Founded in 1908, the Royal Canadian Mint has been a beacon of quality. In 1979 The Mint began producing its own bullion forContinue reading “Royal Canadian Mint: History”

Denarius: How Rome’s Coins Kept an Empire Stable

Introduction Throughout history, there have been many different types of money. Many of which have had a significant impact on the economical and political concepts of finance, commerce, military, building projects, entertainment, and personal investments of many people and nations. Perhaps none remained as stable, influential, significant, or as widely used as the Roman Denarius.Continue reading “Denarius: How Rome’s Coins Kept an Empire Stable”