Production and circulation of coins in Russia in the XVIII century: review of sources Cover Image

Производство и обращение монеты в России в XVIII в.: обзор источников
Production and circulation of coins in Russia in the XVIII century: review of sources

Author(s): Andrey Albertovitch Bogdanov
Subject(s): Archaeology, Ethnohistory, 18th Century
Published by: Издательство Исторического факультета СПбГУ
Keywords: XVIII century; coinage; numismatics; source;

Summary/Abstract: The article describes the sources for the history of production and circulation coins in Russia in the XVIII century. Proanaliziolany main sources on the topic: legal, clerical, graphic, numismatic, real. The conclusions of paramount importance for the study of the topic of materials and records management legislation. The consequence of the features of drawing up legislation XVIII was their extreme diversity and informative. These documents are devoted to the production of the coins in circulation, ensuring mints raw materials, the fight against counterfeiters and many other subjects. As for the record keeping of materials, it is referred to documents deposited in the archives of institutions dealing with coin case and the Governing Senate. Given their characteristics. Also concluded about the significance of the notes foreigners on Russia to study the topic. Foreigners often mentioned features of the Russian monetary system, passed unique information about the coin of the population, and so on. N. A small but interesting group of pictorial sources coin shows an image attached to the decrees and manifestos for their coinage images mints, tools monetchikov. The latter is important, because the original coin designs hardware that time almost did not survive. Finally, it assesses the potential of source material monuments — single coins, coin hoards, waste products produced during archaeological excavations, keeping Stamp tool. A more detailed study of individual monuments and groups of sources will shed light on many subjects related to the history of coinage in Russia in the XVIII century. and expand the source base, which is traditionally based researchers on this topic.

  • Issue Year: 2015
  • Issue No: 24
  • Page Range: 14-27
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: Russian