Numismatics is the study or collection of coins, currency, medals, tokens, and related objects from all cultures, past and present.
A medal or medallion is a small portable artistic object, normally of metal, carrying a design, usually on both sides (obverse and reverse). They typically have a commemorative purpose, and many are given as awards or gifts. They are traditionally struck like a coin using dies.
Medals are made of the following metals, in order of decreasing value:
A plaque is a form of medal and falls within the category of numismatics.
We at 24 QIRATS only purchase ancient coins related to the Prophetic and Islamic periods in history from reputable companies that are associated with the British Numismatic Trade Association, American Numismatic Association, The Royal Numismatic Society and Numismatic Guaranty Corporation. You can rest assured about the authenticity of all the ancient coins displayed in our website. All our other coins are designed and minted by the founders of 24 QIRATS since the year 2009, and we continue to bring to you, the customer, only original works of numismatic art.