Turkey is the Eurasian republic, mostly located in Asia. The demarcation line between Europe and Asia lies along the Bosporus and the Dardanelles. The geographic location of the country made it a desirable land for numerous of civilizations and empires. Ancient Greeks, Armenians, Assyrians and Romans had founded their settlements on this territory leaving the multifarious signs of their former presence till nowadays. Modern Turkey has a great variety of historical heredity places of different cultures and ages. Byzantine Empire with its center in Constantinople (now Istanbul) and Ottoman Empire were two magnificent states located on Turkish territory. Their heritage has shaped the current Turkey and attract to the country crowds of tourists annually. Some landmarks are depicted on the special coins of Turkey minted for collecting. By now Turkish coins are not common pieces of coin collections.
Being the crossroads of cultures and nations for ages through, Turkey had known the times of prosperity as well as the times of decay. The golden age of the Turkish nation was the Ottomans’ rule during which the Turks spread over the region of the modern Turkey. They brought Turkish language, culture and Islam, gradually been ceasing the culture and religion of people lived there before them. The Ottomans enlarged the boundaries of their empire far across the Europe.
The modern period of Turkish state started in 1920’s when the old regime was turned into a republican system by the military leader and first Turkish president Mustafa Kemal. Nowadays, the state is a constant partner of European Union and NATO member. It tries to develop its economy and living standards in European model. The legal tender Turkish coins and banknotes are called liras. Warm ocean climate and coastal location made Turkey a popular place for the beach vacations.
There are commemorative coins of Turkey, intended for collecting, along with circulating pieces. Precious collectible Turkish coins are dedicated to the different significant events and are some kind of exotic ones. Get a profit buying the splendid coins of Turkey online at Coinsberg.com! We provide free shipping of all purchased special Turkish coins to any country of the world!
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