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Hello, everyone! Interested in building Numismatic as your hobby? But do not know from where to start? So keeping in mind about the beginners, we have brought the basics of Numismatics for you. Today we have got few amazing Numismatics facts to add to your knowledge. So get little curious and let’s get started.

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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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World's Oldest Coins - 1 Electrum Trite 3rd Stater Weidauer XVI O

Before money was introduced, cowry shells/seashells, beads of various types; and in India, cows were medium of exchange.  But who introduced the first coins which can also be counted among the world’s oldest coins?

There is no end to debate on claiming a certain coins as world’s first coin. The debate is not likely to die down soon. Continue reading World’s Oldest Coins!