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Four eyes are better than two – Pipolem! Eyes are the mirrors of your inner thoughts, but specs can give even a better view to them. Specs are rays of warmth to the people with weaker vision. Today, more than half of the world population wear specs.  Powered glasses are the bright ray of light in the mainstream spectrum and also a style statement for many. It is not surprising that many of the great leaders had the specs. Many say Specs come with age, which is a myth. Anyone from any age group today can get specs. As it’s a part of the society we can see many leaders and icons Specs portraits on coins. Continue reading Spectacular Indian personalities: Specs portraits on coins part II

The Mintage World Team comprises of experts, researchers and writers from the field of Philately, Notaphily and Numismatics who try to shed light on some of the most interesting aspects of coins, banknotes and stamps from not just India but across the globe as well.

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Specs portraits on coins

Better angle your specs, before seeing this world as crooked – Pipolem! It is quoted beautifully by a numismatist that currency or coins do not miss anything; the circulating coin represents the picture of the present society in some or the other way. A similar statement can be said for the Republic India coin, they illustrate a different aspect of India through them. One of the eyes-catching themes is the spectacular personalities or Specs portraits on coins. Continue reading Spectacular Indian personalities: Specs portraits on coins

The Mintage World Team comprises of experts, researchers and writers from the field of Philately, Notaphily and Numismatics who try to shed light on some of the most interesting aspects of coins, banknotes and stamps from not just India but across the globe as well.