By Laman Ismayilova
The National Museum of the History has received new exhibits.
More than 100 numismatic objects were presented to the museum by the State Security Service of Azerbaijan, Trend Life reported.
Of the 142 exhibits transferred to the museum, 36 are coins, the rest are paper money and bonds.
Coins belong to the period of the 16th-19th centuries, while paper money and bonds are related to the 20th century.
The numismatic materials transferred to the museum are of great historical importance from the point of view of enriching the collection of the Numismatic Foundation.
The Azerbaijan National Museum of History is one of the architectural pearls of the country, dating back to the 19th century. The largest museum in the country, was originally the private residence of Haji Zeynalabdin Taghiyev, who was the famous national oil baron remembered for his generous philanthropy.
Over 300,000 items are assembled in 10 collections in the museum, including a valuable library consisting mainly of unique books. The collections allow visitors and researchers to investigate the history of the country and the daily life and culture of the nation from ancient times to the present.
Laman Ismayilova is AzerNews’ staff journalist, follow her on Twitter: @Lam_Ismayilova
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