24 Apr 2017  Mon

Certain stamp series take you back to an amazing childhood. Royal mail decided to do just that! They issued a Mr. Men Little Miss stamp set on 20th October 2016.

These stamps feature ten characters of the Mr. Men an...

24 Apr 2017  Mon

Ratlam, a Princely State of British India is located in the northwest of Indore, Madhya Pradesh. This Copper paisa of Ratlam was issued during the reign of Raja Ranjit Singh.

The royal lineage of Ratlam state belongs...

24 Apr 2017  Mon

Abul Muzaffar Muhi-ud-din Muhammad was the son of Shah Jahan. He is also known as Aurangzeb and by his regnal name Alamgir. He was the sixth and the last effective ruler of Mughal Empire. He had conducted a various military c...

24 Apr 2017  Mon

Hope you are staying in touch with our series on incarnations of lord Vishu on earth.

Most of us are very familiar with the fourth avatar of Vishnu ‘Narsimha’. Nara means man and Simha means lion. Let’s have a ...

24 Apr 2017  Mon

The Bank of Israel is going issue new NIS 20 and 100 banknotes this year and members of the public are being asked to exchange old NIS 50 and NIS 200 bills for the latest ones at commercial banks, the Postal Bank or the Bank ...

24 Apr 2017  Mon

A new €50 note with better security features entered circulation in Ireland and the eurozone on 4th April. Second-level security features can be identified only by professional cash handlers. Another set of special security...

24 Apr 2017  Mon

360 million AFs worth of worn-out Afghani banknotes were burned down officially by the Central Bank of the country two weeks back. A total of 41 billion AFs has been destroyed this way in the last 11 months. Officials found i...

24 Apr 2017  Mon

A dancer performing at a Celtic festival called Shennaghys Jiu is depicted on one of the latest stamps released by the Isle of Man on 6th April. It is a part of five se-tenant 75-penny stamps in the Festivals souvenir sheet.<...

24 Apr 2017  Mon

The Finlandia 2017 philatelic exhibition will be organised from 24th to 28th May in Tampere, Finland to celebrate 100 years of Finland’s independence.

Collectors from over 40 countries are expected at the exhibitio...

24 Apr 2017  Mon

A commemorative polymer $10 bank note celebrating Canada’s 150th Anniversary was released officially on 7th April at the Bank of Canada’s head office in Ottawa. This one would be the fourth commemorative note in Canada’...

22 Apr 2017  Sat

A rare 1860 dull-rose coloured Vancouver Island, issued when the island was a part of a British North America Crown colony has an estimated value of $15,000 at Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions in the U.S.. It was the first one iss...

22 Apr 2017  Sat

Mintage World: World’s 1st online museum for Vintage & Current Coins, Stamps & Currency Notes celebrated their first anniversary by offering a Free Bonanza for Coins & Currency Note collectors from 21st to 23rd April 2017 a...

22 Apr 2017  Sat

On 6th April, a non-denominated “A” stamp was issued by Spain packaged in a guitar-shaped folder. A Spanish melody begins to play when this package is opened.

The stamp features hands of a castanet player, buil...

22 Apr 2017  Sat

Two million 7 Fiji dollar banknotes and one million 50 cent coins will be released to celebrate the Rugby Sevens team’s victory at the 2016 Rio Olympics. This is the country’s first ever Olympic Gold, in fact, the first e...

22 Apr 2017  Sat

The state of Beri was under Bundelkhand agency during British Raj. Founded in 18th century by Diwan Acharju Singh, it was under the direct control of Central Province, located near present day Betwa River in Utter Pradesh.

22 Apr 2017  Sat

Aurangzeb was the sixth ruler of the Mughal Empire, also considered being the last effective ruler. His real name was 'Abu'l Muzaffar Muhi-ud-Din Muhammad' also known by his regnal title ‘Alamgir' which means ‘He who seiz...

22 Apr 2017  Sat

A 50-year-old counterfeiter from Semarang, who produced fake Rp 50,000 and Rp 100,000 denomination banknotes, was arrested in Central Java. Rp 600 million worth fake banknotes were confiscated during the arrest.

Equ...

22 Apr 2017  Sat

Philip II, the father of Alexander the Great and the youngest son of King Amyntas III was enthroned in 359 BCE after his elder brothers died. Tetradrachms issued under him mostly feature a majestic portrait of Zeus and on the...

22 Apr 2017  Sat

A design competition will begin from 1st May, inviting participants to design four 2019 coins commemorating the 50th anniversary of the flight of Apollo 11. Concave obverse designs will have to be designed by participants for...

21 Apr 2017  Fri

Sales for the 2017 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set Frederick Douglass National Historic Site will begin on 24th April 24.

The reverse features Frederick Douglass on a writing desk in his Washington home...