Armenian Dram Museum
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The museum was founded on May 9, 2018, where coins belonging to Armenian and regional historical forces were exhibited. Among the old Armenian coins were samples of the Tsopk Armenian Kingdom, the Artashesian dynasty, Tigran the Great, Artavazd II, Cilician Armenia. Of particular interest were the coins of the Hellenistic, Parthian, Arab and Persian empires. Coins and banknotes of the Russian Empire and the Soviet era were also presented.
A special place in the museum was occupied by an exhibition dedicated to Artsakh, which featured coins found in Tigranakert, silver coins minted at the mint in Shushi in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, as well as commemorative coins dedicated to Artsakh issued by the Central Bank of Armenia in different years.
The oldest of the 700 coins and banknotes in the museum is a silver coin of Alexander the Great. It was found in Armenia and dates back to the end of the 4th century BC.