There’s very little that’s left to be explored or exploited in the world today. Antarctica is thankfully one such place where the power and beauty of nature precede that of humans – a species which boasts of being the most superlative of all. A heavenly place like this should rather be left alone for being pristine and away from the polluted dual minds and deeds of us. But having said that, let’s find out what makes Antarctica so beautiful. Get set to take a chilly ride. A real chilly one!
To explore, there’s a whole world out there! Did you know that some countries have depicted tourist places on banknotes?
Beginning since 1980, 27th September of every year is celebrated as the World Tourism Day. The goal was to create awareness among the international community about the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic value.
Coming back with a bang is another post from an old series. India is so rich with it comes to its history that a few posts won’t just suffice. Let’s take a look at another set of wonderful Indian stamps with monuments as we share some interesting insights about them.
Old and tarnished, small pieces of metal were how Yaudheya coins were found for the first time by some canal digger way back in early 1800’s in Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh). After which numerous hoards of tribal coins were found from Western U.P. Rajasthan and all over India and also present day Pakistan. Yaudheya coins caught the attention of great numismatist James Prinsep; but as there was no information available at that time he wrongly assigned these coins to Indo-Greek kings. Later after further research in Indian numismatics the coins were rightly assigned to ‘Yaudheya’ the warrior tribe. A new enchanting chapter of Tribal coins found its place in Ancient Indian History where there is depiction of temples on Yaudheya coins.
Though Mintage World is a venture that was established by an Indian Company – Ultra Group of Industries, it has managed to cross borders and win the hearts of many. It was a defining moment when Team Mintage World participated in one of the World’s Most Awaited Currency Shows – World’s Fair of Money 2016 that was held from 9th to 13th August at Anaheim, California.
National banks around the world generally go with a safe, more acceptable or tried and tested imagery when it comes to issuing legal currency notes for circulation. But there have been several exceptions and banks have thought out of the box to release some strange and bizarre banknotes. Let’s take a look at some strange banknotes of the world that will make your eyes pop with amusement!
India is in a way defined by its unity in diversity which is reflected through the various historical monuments that were built by dynasties and emperors belonging to different ethnic groups or even religions. Let’s continue from where we left earlier and learn more about some popular and some not-so-known monuments that have been depicted on stamps of India.