ancient-goddess-lakshmi-coins

Gajalaxmi is a Laxmi with an elephant; it is one of the most significant Ashtalakshmi aspects of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi. Gajalaxmi can de define as the goddess seated on the lotus in padmasana yogic posture, flanked by two elephants (Gaja) on both sides. The elephants flanking her are shown as pouring water from their trunk over the goddess. In Hindu mythology, Laxmi is a representative of prosperity, good luck and abundance. Lakshmi is the Goddess of wealth, fortune, power, and beauty. She represents all that is female. That’s why many ancient goddess Lakshmi coins are issued by many rulers; it’s also the most common image in the numismatic continuity of Indian coinage. Continue reading Ancient Goddess Lakshmi Coins

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punched-marked-coin

 

Punch marked coins are the earliest coin issued in India. These coins were issued between the 6th century BC and 2nd Century BC. The study of this coin is a very fascinating and mysterious part of Indian coinage. The Punch Marked Coins were issued during the Janapada and Mahajanapa during the ancient period.  Continue reading Symbols seen on ancient Punch Marked Coins

sikh-empire-coins

The Sikh Empire was one of the major powers empires that originated in the Indian Subcontinent during the medieval period. This Empire is also known as Sikh Khalsa Raj or Sarkar-i-Khalsa. It was formed under the leadership of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, who established this kingdom under a secular empire based in Punjab.The Sikh Empire Coins started during the second half of the 18th century. Probably during the rule of Maharaja Ranjit Singh and it ended with the annexation of Punjab by the British government in 1849 CE. Continue reading Sikh Empire Coins

old-roman-imperial-coins

The architectural and monumental coin-type of the second century AD are of considerable interest and importance to student of the architecture and topography of ancient Rome. No fewer than forty-five building and monument. Although the material culture of the Roman Empire is replete with illustrations of built structures, for centuries scholarship on architectural depictions has focused almost exclusively on particular issues of topography and reconstruction, rarely moving beyond such questions as “which building is depicted?”, So old Roman imperial coins is the most helpful way to understand the structure and recreate it to preserve them. Continue reading Old Roman Imperial Coins depicting Monuments

roman-coinage-monuments

The presentation of monuments and buildings on ancient Roman coins is one of the most famous subjects in the study of coin iconography. In addition to numismatists, it has attracted the attention of historians, art historians, archaeologists, and topographers. Through Roman Coinage, we can see the consistent evolution of Roman architecture. Coin depicting Roman architecture is the most soughed after ancient coins around the world.   Continue reading Ancient Roman Coins Depicting Monuments

valuable postage stamps

India always had a vast and rich history due to the cultural diversity present in it. This diversity was well reflected in everything, be it clothes, traditions, or languages. In order to capture the tale of this diversity, India has produced many masterpieces; some of them include the stamps of India. These stamps were a way to tell the ancient tale and which is why they also contain some of the very rare and the most valuable postage stamps of India. Continue reading Most Valuable Postage Stamps of India