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All that glitters...

Most of the items presented at the exhibition posed a risk of death to those who might have been detected to have them. The rulers promised terrible torments to counterfeiters. However, despite this, the forgeries appeared at exactly the same moment as when the first coins were minted. Here you can see counterfeit coins that deceived not only their contemporaries, but still mislead collectors. You have a unique opportunity to compare counterfeit coins with genuine coins, starting from the 8th to the 20th century.
You will see fake solids, ducats, rubles, as well as learn about various technologies of counterfeiters and ways of exposing them.

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All that glitters

Fake coins appeared at exactly the same moment as when the first coins were minted. During the tour, you will learn about the Russian coin system, the history of counterfeiting, various technologies of counterfeiters and ways of exposing them.

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