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The period of the 17th century was an era of chaos and general discontent among the Hindu population of the Deccan. People secretly desired a saviour who could eliminate the injustice and promise them the land to call their own. The liberator finally arose. Armed with the concept of Hindavi Swarajya, a young Maratha man rose to prominence. History knows him as “the Great Maratha Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj” and this is the life story of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Continue reading Life Story of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

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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The year 2021 marks the 125th Birth Anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose who was born on 23rd January 1897 in Cuttack to Prabhavatti Dutt Bose and Janakinath Bose. He was 9th kid to his parents and had 13 siblings. Continue reading 125th Birth Anniversary of Netaji

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.

Martyrs of India

Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar, and Shivaram Rajguru were great Martyrs of India of all time and are deeply rooted in the hearts of all Indians for fighting against Imperialist British. They could have chosen comfort and luxury and worldly desire but they have chosen gallows with a smile for the people of their motherland. They have rightly stated that the British can only kill individuals but cannot kill the ideas. 23rd March is observed as Shaheed Diwas or Martyr’s Day across the country to pay homage to the unforgettable Martyrs of India. Continue reading Martyrs of India

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.

Nobel Laureates on Stamps

We all have heard of Nobel Prizes and the Nobel Prize winners too. Winning a Nobel Prize is a life-changing honour. Whether the laureate is an internationally known figure or a scientist or an activist plucked from obscurity, the award brings with it worldwide recognition that highlights one’s life work and provides the funds to continue and further the mission. In this blog, we will trace the Nobel Laureates on Stamps. But before we go into it, let’s know more about Alfred Nobel and how and why he started these awards in the first place. Continue reading Nobel Laureates on Stamps

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.

Unheard Stories of Ramayana

Ramayana has been an integral part of our childhood. The story of legendary Rama, his wife, Sita and his brother, Lakshmana who fought with Ravana and put an end to evil is heard by everyone. They might have been just stories as kids but as grownups, we realized the important life lessons they taught us. We learned the discipline, integrity and doing the right thing. However, there are some stories which are lesser-known. What better time than Diwali to discuss them, right? Let’s get acquainted with the Unheard Stories of Ramayana that makes the Epic more legendary. Continue reading Unheard Stories of Ramayana

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.

“Music is a moral law. It gives inspiration to the entire world, wings to the soul and raises the thoughts of man up to the heavens. Music is the basis of the order. It is the embodiment of eternal beauty and glory.” These words by the great Greek philosopher Plato would find resonance in the soil of Azerbaijan be he a philosopher or just ordinary worker. Harmonic music lives in the very nature of this land, in its soil, trees and rocks. Classic Azerbaijani poetry is filled with lines about music and the supreme spiritual enjoyment that it gives. The rich musical heritage created since the ancient times is absolute proof of a genetic talent that is inherent in every generation of the Azerbaijani nation which produced Azerbaijani Music Maestros! Continue reading Azerbaijani Music Maestros

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.

Myriad Saris on Stamps

“The Joy of dressing is an art”-John Galliano! Half a century ago, an individual’s caste, creed and geographical location could be traced through his attire. For people around the world, clothes are not just basic need but it’s a way to express their culture and ethnicity. Globally, Fashion is the most popular mode of expression. The most fascinated spectrum of fashion is women’s clothing. The sari in Indian Couture are numerous, they are fashioned differently by different women from every segment of Indian society. To mark this phenomenal development in the traditional and cultural quote of Indian culture India issued a series of stamps depicting Myriad Saris on Stamps. Continue reading Vibrant Indian fashion: Myriad Saris on Stamps

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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The great things about fashion are that it always looks forward- Oscar de la Renta! The universal language which conveys the though without speaking is fashion. Since eons fashion has changed according to society’s needs. For many, changing fashion is also a cultural status or style statement. Continue reading Changing fashion on stamps part 1

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.

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.

Coins and Notes a source of Covid-19 Contamination

Are Coins and Notes a source of Covid-19 Contamination? First time in the history of humankind, every human from every corner of the world is affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Such an atmosphere creates unprecedented panic and anxiety among the people. Due to the ongoing research about the cause and medium of a breakout, everything is under suspicion including currency notes and coins. The major objectives of Mintage World are to enhance the correct understanding of the evolving Covid-19, to share knowledge about preventive measures to avoid Covid-19 viruses. Continue reading Are Coins and Notes a source of Covid-19 Contamination?

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.