16 Jun 2018  Sat

Cayon Numismatica is going to offer a local silver 5-peseta coin of Gerona on 3rd July in Madrid. Spanish people had to take refuge in Madrid and other neighbouring cities when Napoleon attacked the country in 1808. The city ...

16 Jun 2018  Sat

Ibrahim Shah Suri became the sultan of Delhi Sultanate in 1555 CE. To reach this position, he was first appointed as the governor of Agra. After defeating Adil Shah in a revolt, he captured Delhi and sat on the throne with th...

16 Jun 2018  Sat

India Post and South Africa Post are collaborating again after 23 years. On 7th June 2018, India and South Africa released a joint stamp issue to commemorate 20 years of strategic partnership between both the countries. The s...

16 Jun 2018  Sat

Kutch is a district situated in the Indian state of Gujarat. It is surrounded by the Gulf of Kutch in South and the Arabian Sea in the west. The rulers of Kutch were Jareja Rajputs, they came from Thatta in Sind and conquered...

16 Jun 2018  Sat

The Hungarian Mint and the Hungarian National Heritage Institute had together started a new series of legal tender commemorative coins celebrating national memorials in 2014. A new coin from this series is released annually. ...

16 Jun 2018  Sat

My father is my heaven, my father is my Dharma, he is the ultimate penance of my life. If he is happy, all deities are pleased. - Mahabharata, Shantiparva, chapter 248.

We always praise our mothers but never realis...

16 Jun 2018  Sat

In 1850, a vibrant Swiss stamp was issued by Zurich postal administration. This stamp was released to reduce the postage pay for local mail in the towns of the cantons Zurich, Zug, Schaffhausen and Thurgau.

This stam...

15 Jun 2018  Fri

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, popularly known as Alice in Wonderland, is an 1865 novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. It’s a story of a girl named Alice who falls ...

15 Jun 2018  Fri

Indonesia is a Southeast Asian nation made up of thousands of volcanic islands. It is also home to hundreds of ethnic groups speaking many different languages. The country is known for its beaches, volcanoes, Komodo dragons a...

15 Jun 2018  Fri

Qing Dynasty of China and the Meiji of Japan fought with each other to gain control over Korea and East Asia during the Sino-Japanese War from 1894 to 1895. China lost the war which led to Xinhai Revolution of 1911. Even thou...

15 Jun 2018  Fri

Muhammad Adil Shah sat on the throne in the year 1552 CE and ruled it till 1556 CE. When Muhammad Adil Shah sat on the throne he had lost both Delhi and Agra and henceforth he made his headquarters further east probably at Ch...

15 Jun 2018  Fri

Qutb Al-Din Mubarak ruled Delhi Sultanate from 1316 CE till 1320 CE. He was the third ruler of Khilji dynasty. The Khilji dynasty was the Turkish origins. These were the people who lived in an area of Afghanistan called Khalj...

15 Jun 2018  Fri

Football is the most favourite game in India. After cricket off course! With the IPL over, Indians were eagerly waiting for the new excitement. Well, the wait is over!

FIFA World Cup has already begun. Hosted by Rus...

15 Jun 2018  Fri

Jayaji Rao Sindhia was the Maharajah of Gwalior from 1843 to 1886 AD under the British rule. He issued gold, silver and copper coins in the denomination of Paisa, Rupee, Mohur, and Nazarana.

Illustrated here is a ...

15 Jun 2018  Fri

The Mughal Empire ruled the Indian Subcontinent during the medieval period. The golden period of Mughal Empire begins with the victory of Babar over Ibrahim Lodi in First Battle of Panipat in the year 1526 and it started decl...

15 Jun 2018  Fri

Professor Balthazar was an animated series created about 50 years ago by Zagreb films. The popularity of this show gave huge recognition to the Zagreb school of Animated Films from 1968 to 1977.

This show's stor...

15 Jun 2018  Fri

Stack’s Bowers Galleries would be offering an 1860 Commercial Bank of Canada 1 Dollar note in a PMG Choice Fine 15 holder during the World Paper Money Auction at the ANA World’s Fair of Money in August.

The note ...

15 Jun 2018  Fri

This gold dinar of was issued during the reign of Emperor Samudragupta in circa 335 to 380 CE. This coin is listed as kacha type with its weighs around 7.64g.

The obverse of this coin depicts the profile of the nimba...

15 Jun 2018  Fri

India and Vietnam had officially released the first-ever set of commemorative postage stamps in January to celebrate the bilateral relationships between both countries. The stamps were based on the theme – “ancient archit...

14 Jun 2018  Thu

The Russia World Cup 2018 is just a few hours away and the excitement is ever mounting! With India’s recent win in the 2018 Hero Intercontinental Cup, we are pumped with a newfound enthusiasm for this world-famous game.