Feodosia Money Museum

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Coordinates: 45°1′49.68″N 35°22′48.12″E / 45.0304667°N 35.3800333°E / 45.0304667; 35.3800333

Feodosia Museum of Money
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Established July 15, 2003
Location 12, Kuybysheva Street, Feodosia, Crimea, Disputed between Russia and Ukraine[1][2]
Type Currency Museum
Director Oleksandr Oleschuk
Website Feodosia Museum of Money

The Feodosia Museum of Money (Russian: Феодосийский музей денег is a currency museum in Feodosia, Crimea. It was established on July 15, 2003. The opening ceremony took place on August 22, 2003.

The activities of the Feodosia Museum of Money are aimed at the study and popularization of the knowledge relating to coin-striking in Feodosia.

Collection

July 31, 2005 saw the solemn inauguration of the so-called “safe-room” in the Feodosia Museum of Money. On display in this room is money minted and printed in Feodosia from antiquity up to the present day, along with the currency samples that used to be in circulation throughout Ukraine and the Crimea for 2,000 years as well as auxiliary objects.

Besides, this exhibition hall highlights the history of banking from its early days on citing the example of Feodosia where banking dates back to antiquity.

There is a virtual Museum of Money covering the history of money circulation both in Ukraine and worldwide.

References

  1. ^ This place is located on the Crimean Peninsula, most of which is the subject of a territorial dispute between Russia and Ukraine. According to the political division of Russia, there are federal subjects of the Russian Federation (the Republic of Crimea and the federal city of Sevastopol) located on the peninsula. According to the administrative-territorial division of Ukraine, there are the Ukrainian divisions (the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city with special status of Sevastopol) located on the peninsula.
  2. ^ Feodosia Money Museum website

External links

  • Official website
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