22 Feb 2017  Wed

Auction Galleries Hamburg will be offering a used example of one of the only 7 issued overprinted 2-mark blue German colonies stamps on 3rd and 4th March. The stamp is valued at €24,000 and features a circular 13th February...

22 Feb 2017  Wed

A collection of Roman bronze coins formed before and during the Second World War hit the market after 75 years at the Dix Noonan Webb in London. All the coins in the collection were sold for an impressive total of £675,605. ...

22 Feb 2017  Wed

On 15th February a small public meeting was held by The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) to discuss themes for the 2019 America the Beautiful Quarters program and the Office of Strategic Services Congressional Gold ...

22 Feb 2017  Wed

Tea often presumed to be a British drink was actually discovered by China in 2737 B.C. According to legend, tea was discovered by Chinese Emperor Shen Nung when a leaf from a nearby tree (mostly Camellia sinensis called tea t...

22 Feb 2017  Wed

On 21st February, The Reserve Bank of Australia revealed the design of the new $10 banknote that will be issued from September 2017. Two famous Australian writers, Dame Mary Gilmore and AB ‘Banjo’ Paterson are celebrated ...

22 Feb 2017  Wed

Muhammad bin Tughluq was sultan of Delhi. He was eldest son of Ghiyath-ud-din Tughluq of the Tughluq dynasty. He came to power in AD 1325. He was a brilliant ruler. He was the man with innovative thoughts that were far ahead ...

22 Feb 2017  Wed

We all have been part of Scouts and Guides in school days! We know that scouting is a movement that aims to support young people in their physical, mental and spiritual development, that they may play constructive roles in so...

22 Feb 2017  Wed

The 200th Birth anniversary of Zsuzsanna Kossuth is celebrated on special commemorative coins issued by Hungary. She was one of the pioneers of the nursing profession in Hungary. 5,000 .925 silver proof 10,000 forint 31.46 g ...

22 Feb 2017  Wed

Nineteenth Century India; it was the era when the bridle of Indian administration was in the hands of the British Crown. India was divided between Independent and Princely states. It was the time of World War II when the Axis...

22 Feb 2017  Wed

A set of 10 stamps issued by Great Britain’s Royal Mail takes a look at Windsor Castle from the inside and the outside.

Windsor Castle is one of the most famous buildings in the world and has been a family home to...

21 Feb 2017  Tue

Chola dynasty is a famous South Indian dynasty which ruled for the longest period of time. This dynasty originated in the fertile land of the Kaveri River Uraiyur, now Tiruchchirapalli was the ancient capital of the Chola Dyn...

21 Feb 2017  Tue

The Poet is a liar, who always speaks the truth’
- Jean Cocteau (French Poet)

The sensations of literature and poetry savour in the air of this land. Their essence throbs in the Indian blood since a millenni...

21 Feb 2017  Tue

Though it’s very difficult to find out the exact origin of beer, most sources date it back to the development of cereals around 12,000 years ago. Though it was being made before, the strongest evidence of beer production da...

21 Feb 2017  Tue

“Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where its people come from and where they are going”

Language can be said to be the shortest distance between two people, an attempt to understand and appreci...

21 Feb 2017  Tue

A policeman named PC David Cockle found £15,000 worth gold coins at Norfolk field with his metal detector. He was dismissed for cheating the landowner by keeping the proceeds of the sale of coins. Cockle had agreed to a 50:...

21 Feb 2017  Tue

After demonetization, a rumour hit Karnataka stating that counterfeit 10 rupee coins in two designs had flooded the market due to which Rs 10 coins had been declared invalid by RBI. 10 Rs. Coins were not accepted by small tra...

21 Feb 2017  Tue

A retired bank officer named Satyendra Singh Verma has a unique collection of Indian coins issued after 1950. He also has rare coins of foreign countries, including rarely heard countries like Botswana, Morocco and more.
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21 Feb 2017  Tue

Justin Gilbert Lopez from Poovar holds a Guinness world record for building the largest coin collection. An exhibition was held by the District Tourism Promotion Council at Kanakakkunnu Palace featuring 2,500 coins from Mr. L...

21 Feb 2017  Tue

Somalia has been facing the effects of the civil war for 30 years, due to which the country is facing an outstanding debt of $5.3 billion owed to the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the African Development Ban...

21 Feb 2017  Tue

The 80th anniversary of the first woman aviator, Amelia Earhart to fly alone across the globe was celebrated with the release of an 8¢ Amelia Earhart airmail stamp on 24th July 1963. The American aviator crossed the Atlanti...