The monetary reform included a 10,000 to 1 currency revaluation (1 New Ruble = 10,000 old Rubles).
Greeks, Armenians and Bulgarians living in Crimea were forced to leave.
During World War II the area came under German control and the sizeable Jewish population was annihilated.
We are pleased to offer the full set of seven set coins.
Included are the 10, 20, 50 Luma, 1, 3, 5, and 10 Dram.
At the time Armenia was still under Soviet control and the ARF was in many ways serving as a government in exile to the Armenian community. The left-leaning political party advocated a unified, independent Armenia and was instrumental in the creation of the short-lived first Armenian Republic in 1918.