In the framework of Russian Coins and Medals exhibition in Moscow, an auction will take place on March 8-19, at which 414 lots will be offered. In particular, a 2-copec coin of test coinage with Empress Anna Ioannovna’s portrait will be presented. In 1740, about ten pieces of such coins were minted. Now such a coin costs at least 8,000 dollars.
The United States has imposed new sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project, which still remains under construction