15 Jan 2018  Mon

The deadline for exchanging old banknotes for New Generation Currency NGC Banknotes of Philippines was 29th December. The deadline was already extended three times; from 31st December 2016 to 31st March 2017, and then to 10th...

13 Jan 2018  Sat

This rare gold 1/16 Ashrafi which was issued by Mughal Emperor Humayun weighs around 0.65 g. It was sold for INR 1, 26,000 by Oswal Auction.

Humayun was the second ruler of the Mughal Empire. He ruled some part of t...

13 Jan 2018  Sat

Muhammad Bin Farid (Muhammad Shah) was the third monarch of the Sayyid dynasty who ruled Dehli Sultanate from 1434 to 1445. The Sayyids were subservient to Timur’s successor, Shah Rukh.

Muhammad Bin Farid struck go...

13 Jan 2018  Sat

Spink and Son Ltd was founded in London in 1666 and since then it has developed into the world's premier collectibles auction house. It specializes in the auctioning of stamps, coins, banknotes, medals, bonds & shares, autogr...

13 Jan 2018  Sat

A late 19th century U.S. coin and a U.S. gold certificate certified by NGC and PMG respectively were offered by Heritage Auctions at the FUN show recently. Four World War I notes from German New Guinea, certified by PMG, were...

13 Jan 2018  Sat

Proof Silver Dollar and Fine Silver Proof Set, $100 and $200 gold coins, along with the Classic Canadian Uncirculated Set form the Royal Canadian Mint are now available for purchase. The 2018 Proof Silver Dollar celebrates t...

13 Jan 2018  Sat

The Delhi High Court rejected a PIL filed by two people from Delhi residents who wanted to withdraw the coins released in 2010 and 2013 with images of Brihadeeswara Temple and Mata Vaishno Devi, respectively. The High Court m...

13 Jan 2018  Sat

Two 18-year-olds named James Grear and Henry Bishop left their £9-an-hour day jobs as labourers in Bristol and started a coin-trading company which is making an annual turnover of £50,000 to £70,000 a year now. They run th...

13 Jan 2018  Sat

The state of Gwalior is located in central India. Its capital was shifted to Gwalior in 1810 CE from Ujjain. The ruling dynasty of this kingdom descended from the Maratha chief Ranoji Sindhias.

This state came under...

13 Jan 2018  Sat

The first stamps designed by Yoko Ono, an artist, and widow of John Lennon highlights the words “Dream” and “Smile”. The sun and the moon are represented by the designs. These 27 krone stamps of Denmark were issued on...

13 Jan 2018  Sat

On 17th January, the United States Mint will open sales for the 2018 World War I Centennial Silver Dollar and the World War I Centennial Silver Dollar and Medal Sets.

World War I Centennial Silver Dollar

Th...

12 Jan 2018  Fri

When it comes to holed-coins, some come with inherent holes, while others a holed to suspend the item. Another category is termed as damaged coins. The market value of holed coins depends on various factors and damaged coins ...

12 Jan 2018  Fri

A circulating commemorative €2 coin is being released by Germany to celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of the German statesman Helmut Schmidt. Schmidt served as the fifth Federal German minister of defense from 21st Sept...

12 Jan 2018  Fri

The first-ever Platinum Britannia coin can be pre-ordered now. The first Gold Boolean coin featuring a design of Britannia holding a trident and shield was introduced in 1987. Britain’s strength and integrity are represente...

12 Jan 2018  Fri

A special cover and ‘My Stamp’ will be released on 18th January by the Postal Department to celebrate the proclamation of St. Lawrence Minor Basilica of Attur near Karkala. A retired bank officer, philatelist, curator and...

12 Jan 2018  Fri

Located in the Saronic Gulf about 25 miles southeast of Athens there is a rocky and mountainous island called Aegina. It was settled by the Dorians around 900 BCE and was named after the daughter of the Greek river god Asopos...

12 Jan 2018  Fri

Due to excess expenditure on replacing torn and mutilated banknotes, the Central Bank of Afghanistan (CBA) is planning to print plastic banknotes for the country. More than 3.3 billion Afs worth banknotes become unusable ever...

12 Jan 2018  Fri

Many renowned scholars and veterans have spoken widely on religion and culture, but there’s only one who stands out amongst them, a man known for introducing Hinduism and Indian spiritualism in many western countries in the...

12 Jan 2018  Fri

Sayaji Rao III was the Maharaja of Baroda from 1875 to 1939 CE. He issued this gold mohur in 1895 AD (1952 VS). It was sold for INR 70,000 by Todywalla Auction.

The State of Baroda was ruled by the Gaekwad dynasty of...

12 Jan 2018  Fri

Indore was a Princely State in India during British rule. At present, it is located in Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. Princely State Indore was a part of the Holkar State, ruled by Holkar dynasty.

The Holkars were...