13 Dec 2018  Thu

Jack Roosevelt Robinson was born on 31st January 1919 in Cairo, Georgia to the family of sharecroppers. His mother, Mallie Robinson raised him and his three brothers and one sister single-handedly. He was the youngest of five...

13 Dec 2018  Thu

Stephen Grover Cleveland was born on 18th March 1837 in Caldwell, New Jersey. He had served his country as 22nd and 24th President of United States for the two non-consecutive terms in office from 1885 to 1889 and from 1893 t...

13 Dec 2018  Thu

Greenland Post issued the second and the final part of the series “Music in Greenland” on 23rd November 2018 a year later the first issued depicting the early forms of music prevailed in the country. This part focuses on ...

13 Dec 2018  Thu

Music plays an important part in Greenland's culture and history. Greenland Post, therefore, has issued a set of three stamps a whole series to Greenlandic music. Issued on 23rd January 2017, this set is the first part of the...

13 Dec 2018  Thu

APMEX released the first coin of a new bullion series for Royal Australian Mint featuring a bottlenose dolphin. The dolphin represents happiness, power and protection according to different traditions around the world. Bottle...

13 Dec 2018  Thu

Madurai Sultanate was a short-lived independent Muslim Kingdom based in the city of Madurai, today it is the part of the Indian States of Tamil Nadu. Ghiyat al-Din Muhammad Damghan Shah was the fourth sultan to rule the Madur...

13 Dec 2018  Thu

Smita Patil the legendary film actress of Indian cinema breathed her last on 13th December 1986. A brilliant actress celebrated for her portrayal of strong characters in Indian Cinema in the 1970s and 1980s.

Smita ...

13 Dec 2018  Thu

Bank of Mauritius launched a new 2000 Rupee banknote that’s printed on De La Rue’s polymer substrate called Safeguard. The existing security features have been retained and new ones like Mask feature and Illuminate design...

13 Dec 2018  Thu

The 2018 Gems of Philately auction was organised by Schuyler Rumsey Philatelic Auctions on 10th December while a different sale of foreign stamps and covers was conducted on 11 and 12th December.

A mint horizontal p...

12 Dec 2018  Wed

This silver rupee which weighs around 10.9g was issued from the Princely States Gwalior in the name of Mughal Emperor Sham Alam II.

Gwalior was a Princely State during the British rule in India. The state took its n...

12 Dec 2018  Wed

Monnaies de Collection Monaco auctioned a rare gold medal issued in 1715 with a French connection for €25,000 against an opening bid of €10,000 on 15th November in Monaco.

Designed by Jean Duvivier, the medal...

12 Dec 2018  Wed

The Medal of Honour is one of the highest and most prestigious military decorations awarded by the United States of America to U.S. military service members who have distinguished themselves by an act of Valour. It is awarded...

12 Dec 2018  Wed

Central Bank of the UAE will be issuing a commemorative silver coin, a commemorative one Dirham coin and an AED 100 Banknote with “Year of Zayed” logo to celebrate the 47th National Day of the UAE.

Late Sheikh Z...

12 Dec 2018  Wed

This year’s newest offering from the Cayman Islands Postal Service is a four-stamp collection that went on sale on 23 November 2018 and is based on popular carols and features island-themed scenes.

A Christmas car...

12 Dec 2018  Wed

This banknote was issued in 1953 by the People’s Bank of China, it is printed in ink brown on yellow-orange underprint.

The obverse of this note illustrates legend’ People’s Bank of China’ is printed in mand...

12 Dec 2018  Wed

Iceland Post released two special Christmas stamps on 1st November which not only feature cookies but also smell like fresh Gingerbread. People in Iceland enjoy baking Gingerbreads at home before Christmas. They bake gingerb...

12 Dec 2018  Wed

The Adil Shahi was a Shia Muslim dynasty, founded by Yusuf Adil Shah that ruled the Sultanate of Bijapur. They were ruled in the Western area of the Deccan region of Southern India from 1489 to 1686 AD.

Bijapur had ...

12 Dec 2018  Wed

The greatest Sultan of Medieval period Ghiyath-Al-Din Balban ruled Delhi sultanate from 1266 to 1287 AD.

The coins of Balban and of his three predecessors do not differ much. He minted coins in all principal metals g...

11 Dec 2018  Tue

Coin Invest Trust released a 2 oz 0.999 pure silver Proof coin and a 1/64 oz 0.9999 pure gold Proof coin for the country, Isle of Man featuring Saint Michael. The silver coin has a diameter of 38.61 millimetres and a mintage...

11 Dec 2018  Tue

This silver Quarter Tanka was issued by Sultan Dilawar of Rajas of Arakan and Government of Chittagong. He had ruled to the region of Sandwip island; a coast few miles away from Chittagong. He was an appointed as a governor o...