24 Sep 2018  Mon

The Central Bank of Uruguay officially started circulating their newly designed 50-peso polymer banknotes from 14th September. The last redesign at such a scale was made by the bank in 1994. The new design commemorates the 50...

24 Sep 2018  Mon

There are approximately 300 different sign languages around the world, from the statistics of World Federation of Deaf, there are 72 million people who use different sign languages for communication. Most of this population i...

24 Sep 2018  Mon

Sultan Muizz Al Din Kaiqubad ruled the Mamluk dynasty from 1287 to 1290 AD. He was a son of Bughra khan the independent Sultan of Bengal. After four years of reign, he was murdered in 1290 by a Jalal al-din Firuz Khilji.
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24 Sep 2018  Mon

Iran’s ultimate political and religious leader, Ruhollah Khomeini was born on 24 September 1902. He was an Iranian charismatic Shiite priest who led the revolution that overthrew the last Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Shah Pa...

24 Sep 2018  Mon

The first reference of ancient British coins first came to light in 1586, when William Camden published them with some woodcut in Britannia. Later on, fully researched and classified research paper on these coins was publish...

24 Sep 2018  Mon

India Post had issued a commemorative postage stamp on 1st July to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Six lakh stamps of the denomination 22 rupees were printed using Wet Offset...

22 Sep 2018  Sat

A PCGS Brilliant Proof 68 1936 Indian Head 5-cent coin with a green CAC sticker was sold for $19,200 by Stack’s Bowers Galleries on 15th August at the Rarities Night auction that was held at ANA World’s Fair of Money in ...

22 Sep 2018  Sat

The Winterthur 2 ½ Rp stamp – the rarest of Swiss Philatelic items is considered as the “Real Gem of Swiss Philately”.

The Swiss stamp, known as Winterthur was issued in 1850 by Zurich postal administration....

22 Sep 2018  Sat

Shams al-Din Kayumarth was the last Sultan of Mamluk dynasty who ruled for a short period. Kayumarth was only three years old when the nobles of his father, Muizz al-Din Kaiqubad enthroned him fearing an attack from Jalal al-...

22 Sep 2018  Sat

Hajjan Allah Jilai Bai, a trailblazer of folk music was born on 1st February 1902 in Bikaner into a traditional musician family. She composed many songs of Rajasthan origin that have acquired massive popularity across India.<...

22 Sep 2018  Sat

India Post had released a commemorative postage stamp on 8th July 2018 to honour the noted freedom fighter Damodar Hari Chapekar on his 120th Death anniversary. A total of 530390 stamps were printed using the Wet Offset print...

21 Sep 2018  Fri

Also known as World Peace Day, this day is observed annually on 21st September. The International Day of Peace is dedicated to world peace, specifically the absence of war and violence.

A UN resolution established t...

21 Sep 2018  Fri

The Royal Mint released the latest coin in its lunar coin collection celebrating the Year of the Pig. Artist and professional wood engraver Harry Brockway created the reverse design. It features an adult pig feeding her five ...

21 Sep 2018  Fri

Let’s take a look at two interesting old world banknotes that are being sold online at MA-Shops. The first one is a 1000 Gulden banknote from The Netherlands which was issued in the year 1945. It features a portrait of Will...

21 Sep 2018  Fri

The 10th day of Muharram is also known as 'Yaum-e-Ashura', is the most significant day in the history of the Islamic world. For both Shia and Sunni Muslims, Ashura marks the climax of the remembrance of Muharram and commemora...

21 Sep 2018  Fri

To draw attention towards the problems faced by the climatic changes, Finland Post has issued a set of three unusual stamps. These stamps depict the drastic climatic changes faced in Finland over the course of years, this cha...

21 Sep 2018  Fri

This Silver Square Heavy Rupee was issued by Mughal Emperor Jahangir during the 6th year of his reign; this coin weighs around 13.2g. When Jahangir came to the power; he increased the weight of his coin by 20%. It was slightl...

21 Sep 2018  Fri

The Jaunpur Sultanate attained its greatest height under the younger brother of Mubarak Shah, who ruled as Shams Al-Din Ibrahim Shah (1402-1440 AD). To the east, his kingdom extended to Bihar and to the west to Kanauj. He eve...

21 Sep 2018  Fri

Commemorative coins have their own importance because they are issued to mark the achievements and hard work of a person, a group, organization or commemorating an event. They are issued to pay tribute to various achievements...

21 Sep 2018  Fri

Daniel F. Kelleher is going to auction many interesting postage stamps from 27th to 29th September in Danbury, Conn. Philatelic items from United States, Great Britain, British Commonwealth, world and the Loth family collecti...