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“The History of Money Circulation in Armenia: Finances for Everyone” – an Exhibition in Stepanakert

An exhibition titled “The History of Money Circulation in Armenia: Finances for Everyone” opened in Stepanakert, Republic of Artsakh, on September 2, 2016, organized by the Central Bank of Armenia within the framework of outgoing exhibitions.

The exhibition dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the proclamation of the NKR presented ancient Armenian coins (coins of the period of Tigran the Great, Artashes II, Cilician Armenia, Russian Empire and the USSR), banknotes, all present-day issues of the Republic of Armenia notes and coins, as well as the history of development of the financial and banking sectors, activities of the Central Bank of Armenia.

The exhibition provides visitors the opportunity to get familiar with the coins which had been struck in the territory of historical Artsakh, as well as the contemporary souvenir banknotes and coins, and commemorative coins dedicated to the Republic of Artsakh.

The Central Bank staff give friendly, on-the-spot financial education lessons to the participants of the exhibition while distributing educational materials, leaflets that feature various aspects and/or services provided by the financial system. The visitors of the exhibition learn through various interactive games how to better manage financial assets, avoid financial difficulties and protect their own interests.

The exhibition is intended for a wide range of public, including middle and high school students, university students, citizens, and numismatists.

The exhibition will be open by September 13, 2016. With the support of the Republic of Artsakh authorities, the schoolchildren will be attending the exhibition.

In Yerevan, schoolchildren and students visit the Central Bank and get to know about the Bank’s operations by touring around. The purpose of this initiative of the Central Bank is to provide such an opportunity for pupils, students and population of the Republic of Artsakh.