11 Dec 2017  Mon

Frog, a tiny green amphibian who keeps hopping here and there has taken its impression on coins of Ancient India. But what must have fascinated the people of Ancient India to put them on coins?

Ancient India has alw...

11 Dec 2017  Mon

Shah Shuja was born on 23rd June 1616 in Ajmer. He was the second son and child of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan and his queen Mumtaz Mahal. He proclaimed himself the king in 1657.

Muhammad Shah Shuja was appointed by ...

11 Dec 2017  Mon

Popularly known as 'Sher-e-Mysore', Tipu Sultan was the eldest son of Sultan Hyder Ali of Mysore.

Born on 20th November 1750, Tipu Sultan was a great scholar, poet, and soldier who ruled the Kingdom of Mysore with hi...

11 Dec 2017  Mon

A stamp found in 1995 by a stamp collector has been authenticated in 2017 as a previously unreported error. More than 20 years ago, Ron Delaney walked into an Ohio post office and bought four panes of 20 of the 32¢ pink, gre...

11 Dec 2017  Mon

Different designs of 50p coins are available. Some of them are being offered on eBay for an impressive amount. Only 6.7 million Battle of Hastings coins were released in 2016, making them highly desirable among collectors. Th...

11 Dec 2017  Mon

The Rien Baht Chapel or “Chapel of One-baht Coins” is part of Wat Ban Thung Klet in Tambon Na Hukwang in Prachuap Khiri Khan, Tap Sakae. Followers and supporters of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej are decorating the oute...

11 Dec 2017  Mon

India released Rs 200 banknotes in August and many of us might have not yet seen them in circulation. However, a man in Jammu was caught with counterfeit currency worth Rs 6.36 lakh, who was allegedly printing them at his re...

11 Dec 2017  Mon

30-year-old hurdler Zuzana Hej­nova from Czech Republic is an Olympic Athlete and two-time world champion who alleged that the Czech Post issued a stamp in 2016 commemorating the Rio Summer Games featuring her picture withou...

11 Dec 2017  Mon

The annual Holiday Coin Show held at the Union Club, 3030 39th Ave was attended by almost 200 people this week. Rare and unusual currency was offered at the event which attracted collectors from far and wide.

Highli...

09 Dec 2017  Sat

Mir Mahbub Ali Khan was the sixth Nizam of Hyderabad. Born in August 1866, he came to the throne at the age of three after the death of his father, Afzal-ud-Daula in 1869.

His reign of forty-two years was the most ch...

09 Dec 2017  Sat

Prince Khurram was nearly 35 years old when he sat on the Mughal throne with the title Shah Jahan. He succeeded his father Jahangir in the year 1627. The meaning of the word Shah Jahan is ‘King of the world’. He was the t...

09 Dec 2017  Sat

The US History of Hockey souvenir sheet was issued on 20th October with an extremely limited release. Though a pane of 20 non-denominated (49¢) History of Hockey forever stamps is being sold in post offices, the souvenir she...

09 Dec 2017  Sat

109 South African Krugerrands were discovered in a box of donated food at a retirement home in Germany called Lindenhof Senior Center in Lurrip.

The highly valuable coins featured South Africa’s national animal ...

09 Dec 2017  Sat

The last coin from the Animal Eyes series is being sold by the Royal Canadian Mint. The special series highlights the beautiful eyes of some of Canada’s unique wildlife.

The final coin is the "2017 $15 In The Eyes...

09 Dec 2017  Sat

A Swiss photographer named Marcel Burkhard is claiming that the seagull that appears on the latest version of a 500 tenge ($1.50) Kazakh banknote is exactly similar to a photograph that he had taken 10 years ago. The same pho...

09 Dec 2017  Sat

Almost 150 coin denominations and fables of the 11th- 12th centuries have been found in the country’s southern region Lankaran recently. These ancient coins were accidentally found during farming and handed over to the stat...

08 Dec 2017  Fri

1,300-years-old Muslim coins and vessels have been discovered by researchers featuring the Jewish symbol menorah. The artifacts belong to the Umayyad dynasty and these items were found at archaeological sites in Israel which ...

08 Dec 2017  Fri

Winter is here and it is already snowing. Take out your Skiing gears, ice-skates, gloves and fleece jackets and get ready to play! Or are you more comfortable with staying back at home snuggled by a fireplace with a hot mug o...

08 Dec 2017  Fri

The Second Anglo-Sikh War (1848-49) took place between the British and the Sikh Empire. The war resulted in a decisive victory of the British. The British took control over Punjab and later made it the North West Frontier Pro...

08 Dec 2017  Fri

Youngsters of South Canterbury are being asked to design their own stamp which could get printed by Timaru Philatelic Society. 90 years of stamp collecting in Timaru will be celebrated next February in a special way. The soci...