23 Jan 2017  Mon

We have been studying Indian history since so long but do we know anything much about its development and approach? We usually curse Britisher’s for looting India for nearly 2 Centuries but they also have been a soul of gua...

23 Jan 2017  Mon

The Supreme Court had made flag burning a legally accepted form of expression in 1989. The American Flag symbol of the Stars and Stripes was adopted in June 1777. The Union troops carried the flag into battle during the civil...

23 Jan 2017  Mon

The Borobudur Temple Compound which adorned the 10,000 rupiahs 1992 Indonesian banknote is one of the greatest Buddhist monuments in the world.

Built in the 8th and 9th centuries AD during the reign of the Syailendr...

23 Jan 2017  Mon

Nasir Shah was the Sultan of Malwa; his reigned from AD 1510-1520; (AH 906-916). He was a son of Ghiyath Shah. Malwa Sultanate was a late medieval kingdom Probably of Turco-Afgan origin. This sultanate was founded by Dilawar ...

23 Jan 2017  Mon

World Coins Signature Auction by Heritage took place on 8th and 9th January at the New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC). The total sale at the event amounted to $15.6 million USD. The Florida United Numismatis...

23 Jan 2017  Mon

A new Green Titanium featuring a hummingbird was issued by Pobjoy mint for the British Virgin Islands Government. Tiny hummingbirds have 320 species, weigh less than 2.5 gms and measure three to five inches only, making them ...

23 Jan 2017  Mon

On 26th January, the Legend Rare Coin Auctions at the Regency XX sale in Las Vegas will be offering the third part of the Northern Lights Collection containing Toned Morgan Dollars. The Lots can be viewed at Marco Polo room o...

23 Jan 2017  Mon

Officials of Prasetio, Indonesia’s paper and banknote printing company said that the BI logo on the banknotes feature two merged images to prevent counterfeiting. The general public was not happy with the new design but the...

23 Jan 2017  Mon

As per official reports, it will take 6 months to upgrade Saudi ATM machines for dispensing the 6th edition notes that were revealed on 14th December and circulated on 26th December with new dimensions and security marks. Cas...

21 Jan 2017  Sat

On 21st January 1948 the flag of Quebec, a provincial flag was adopted in Canada for very first time. The flag is known as ‘Fleurdelise’. The flag is white and blue in colour. The white cross is taken from the ancient roy...

21 Jan 2017  Sat

Nasir Ud din Mahmud Shah (AH 837-864; AD 1434-1459) was a Sultan of Bengal. He was a descendant of the Sultan Shamsuddin Ilyas Shah of Bengal. Bengal Sultanate was a Muslim state; based in the Indian subcontinent on the coast...

21 Jan 2017  Sat

Special posters were created by artists in 1910s to support the war efforts in Australia. These are depicted on a series of coins issued by the Perth Mint which began in 2014. The latest Proof 2017 Proof silver $1 silver doll...

21 Jan 2017  Sat

Dance is the expression of inner emotions. Dancing is an ornament of Indian culture which enhances the beauty of this ancient but still living tradition. One such dance tradition is Odissi, also a part of the Seven Classical ...

21 Jan 2017  Sat

Vladimir Lenin, the first leader of the Soviet Union, dies of a brain haemorrhage on 21st January 1924 at the age of 54. Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov was born in Simbirsk, which was renamed Ulyanovsk in his honour. (He adopted the ...

21 Jan 2017  Sat

The Royal Mail is going to introduce new stamps in the Racehorse Legends set on 6th April. The stamps will b e featuring four flat racers and four national hunt horses that won on UK race courses in the last 60 years. The win...

21 Jan 2017  Sat

“Everything in this room is eatable, even ‘I'm’ eatable! But that is called ‘cannibalism,’ my dear children, and is in fact frowned upon in most societies.”– Willy Wonka.
Roald Dahl, a truly amazing author...

21 Jan 2017  Sat

Stamps of St. Thomas and Prince Islands and a souvenir sheet from Liberia depicting Donald Trump was released even before his inauguration speech.

The Portuguese inscriptions on the St. Thomas and Prince Islands souv...

21 Jan 2017  Sat

A new act has been introduced for the release of 2020-dated coins celebrating the famous boxer, advocate and philanthropist - Muhammad Ali. As per the new act, 100,000 $5 gold coins in 90% gold and up to 350,000 silver dollar...

21 Jan 2017  Sat

A not-so-good-looking 1652 Willow Tree shilling was sold for $170,375 on 5th January at Heritage’s FUN Platinum Night auction. The double-struck 1652 Willow Tree shilling is graded Mint State 62 by Professional Coin Grading...

21 Jan 2016  Thu

Two courses are being offered by the School of Numismatics of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) named “Coin Grading, Problem Coins, and Conservation” and “Numismatics of Colonial America”. These courses are be...