The post-Soviet Union republic of Armenia is located in Caucasian region of Eurasia, around the Ararat Mountains. The landlocked country borders with Turkey, Azerbaijan, Iran and Georgia. Armenia is next to the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, which is the zone of the “frozen conflict” and self-claimed independent state. Being one of the oldest nations of the region, Armenians were the first to set the Christianity as their state religion in 301 A.D. The Armenian Church is officially known as Armenian Apostolic one, due to two apostles who brought Christianity to the country in 30-60 A.D. The Armenian Church is a kind of Eastern Orthodox one.
The capital of the state is Yerevan, which is a quite old city and the oldest one with the exactly known date of establishing. Many signs of the early human culture were found in Armenia from all the ages. Since the country has been a part of different empires of the region, its history is full of tragic events. The state got its independence, after USSR fell apart in the early 1990’s. Poor living conditions have led to a massive emigration of Armenians. Nowadays, there are numerous Diasporas of them outside of the native country. Some consider that 8 million of Armenians live abroad, while only 3 million stay in the home state. Many Armenian descendants are widely known for their achievements in arts, chess and especially music.
Special collectible Coins of Armenia have nice design and good quality of mintage. The commemoratives of the country are desirable ones for collectors, because of their various themes and decorations. Various precious coins of Armenia will be a good addition to one’s collection or will make up a great present. Although the country is situated rather closely to Europe, it remains kind of exotic and rare place; the coins of Armenia do the same. There are different series of commemorative Armenian coins including the sports, arts, wildlife, landmarks and Armenian features themselves. Some of them are distinct traditional cross-stones, which are depicted on the coins of Armenia intended for collecting. Stunning commemorative Armenian coins are available online at Coinsberg.com.
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