On 15th August 1949, a new series of Postage stamps were put to sale, it depicted archaeological and historical interest. These stamps constitute free India’s first definitive series stamp and were intended to replace the King George VI stamps. The idea behind designing the stamps was to promote the idea of nation and its pride. To promote the notion that India had a great past. These definitive stamps depicted paintings, monuments, stone and metal sculptures. Continue reading Definitive Stamps – Archaeological Series 1949
The Indian subcontinent is home to a larger variety of wildlife, it said to the biodiversity hotspot with its various ecosystems ranging from the snow-clad mountain of Himalayan ranges to the evergreen rain forest of Vandalur and Wayanad. Indian is the most bio-diverse region of the world and contains 3 of 26 biodiversities the Western Ghats, the Eastern Himalayas, and the Indo-Burma hotspot. The government of India also issued a series of definitive stamps called Wildlife series 1963 to celebrated wildlife week. Continue reading Animal Postage stamp: Wildlife series 1963
Compared to coins, postage stamps are a very modern invention. Since the first stamp of the world – Penny Black Stamp – postage stamps have long attracted the passion of collectors, including King Farouk of Egypt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and John Lennon. Continue reading Commemorative Coins depicting Postage Stamps – Part I
Do you know how the postage stamp came into existence? The revolutionary change came in 1840 when an Englishman came up with the idea of a stamp to simplify the postal system. This is how the first stamp came forth which was known as the Penny Black Stamp. Continue reading Most Valuable Stamps of the World
Native Americans are also known as American Indians, First Americans, and Indigenous Americans. The ancestors of the Native Americans settled in the United States for 15,000 years. With time the culture, people and society got developed. To honour the Native Americans, the United States of America issued US commemorative coins under the banner U.S. Mint Native American 1 Dollar Commemorative Coins.
We have discussed U.S Mint First Spouse Gold Coins in part I. The First Spouse is also called the First Lady of the United States of America. Today we will discuss the U.S Mint First Spouse Gold Coins of the United States of America. These U.S commemorative gold coins are issued to honor their First Spouse or First Lady. They issued these coins in one-half ounce $10 gold coins that feature the image of the First spouse. Continue reading U.S. Mint First Spouse Gold Commemorative Coins-Part II
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We use paper money or notes on a daily basis and are used to see the portrait of Mahatma Gandhi on every Indian Rupee Note. But what do we know about the origin of Indian paper money? Do we know when, why, and how Indian paper money came into existence? But, now we have an opportunity to learn about old Indian Currency through various online museums for banknotes. Continue reading Indian Rupee Note Depicting Journey of Mahatma Gandhi: Part- I