17 Sep 2018  Mon

St Mark's Campanile is the bell tower of St Mark's Basilica in Venice, Italy. Located in the Piazza San Marco, it is one of the most recognizable symbols of the city.

This 323 ft tall tower was started to construct ...

17 Sep 2018  Mon

An ardent fighter, an avowed revolutionary and a hard headed nationalist, Periyar Erod Venkatappa Ramasamy was born on 17th September 1879 in Tamil Nadu. He was Indian socialist activist and politician who started the Self Re...

17 Sep 2018  Mon

Iltutmish was the ruler of the Delhi Sultanate who ruled the dynasty from 1211 to 1236 AD. He was one of the slaves of Qutb-ud-din Aibak who later became his Son-in-Law. He conquered Multan and Bengal from contesting rulers, ...

17 Sep 2018  Mon

This five shilling of Falkland will be sold at Spink’s auctions taking place from 2nd to 4th October 2018 in London. This five shilling consists the date 12 January 1901 with serial number A/100001 and P-A1. It auction also...

17 Sep 2018  Mon

A one pound coin issued by the Royal Mint is a trail coin in the circulation. This coin is not a legal tender and issued to help retailers calibrate coin handling equipment. Around 200,000 trail coins were sent out. These coi...

17 Sep 2018  Mon

Canada Post released one stamp every day last week to honour efforts of the country’s Emergency Responders. The fourth stamp in the series was dedicated to all the part-time, full-time and volunteer firefighters of Canada. ...

15 Sep 2018  Sat

Abul Muzaffar Muhi-ud-Din Muhammad Aurangzeb was the sixth Mughal Emperor of India. His reign lasted for almost half a century (from 1658 to 1707). It was marked by several conquests and the vast expansion of the Mughal Empir...

15 Sep 2018  Sat

C.N. Annadurai, fondly called Anna by millions of Tamilians, was one of the most charismatic leaders of modern India. One of the founders of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam. He was born today, on 15th September 1909.

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15 Sep 2018  Sat

China had produced a 10-Yuan one-ounce Silver Panda bullion coin in 1995 as a part of a series that began in 1983. The Gold Panda bullion coin series was introduced in 1982. Several coins in varying sizes and denominations we...

15 Sep 2018  Sat

Canada Post released one stamp every day this week to honour the country’s Emergency Responders. The third stamp in the series was released on 12th September honouring search and rescue professionals. Five non-denominated p...

14 Sep 2018  Fri

Among 22 scheduled languages and numerous dialects, one language was declared to be the Official Language of the nation. On 14th September 1949 the Constituent Assembly of India adopted Hindi written in Devanagari script as t...

14 Sep 2018  Fri

In the year 1624 United States of America had approved the design of a Commemorative coin of Huguenot-Walloon Half-Dollar, it was issued to recognize the 300 anniversary of the Dutch Colonist who settled in New Netherland, no...

14 Sep 2018  Fri

Muhammad Kam Bakhash was the youngest son of Emperor Aurangzeb. He ruled the Mughal Empire for a very short period from 1107 CE till 1708 CE. As he has ruled for a very short period of time, coins minted by him are extremely ...

14 Sep 2018  Fri

The 1 kg Mexican $100 silver coin features intricate designs that represent a thousand years of Mexico’s history and culture. The coin has a mintage limit of 500 pieces and each coin comes with a numbered certificate of aut...

14 Sep 2018  Fri

Two stamps are issued by the Croatia Post to mark their success in FIFA World Cup, Russia 2018. It is issued to honour the Croatian team achievement in the tournament at the silver position (second Position). These stamps are...

14 Sep 2018  Fri

The blind sage of Mathura and the celebrated teacher of Swami Dayanand Saraswati, Swami Virjanand breathed his last on 14th November 1868. He was one of the greatest devotees of all times. His whole life was one of incessant ...

14 Sep 2018  Fri

The Abbasid Caliphate was the third of the four great Muslim caliphates of the Arab Empire. The Abbasid dynasty descended from Muhammad's uncle, Al-Abbas ibn Abd al-Muttalib, from whom the dynasty takes its name. They overthr...

14 Sep 2018  Fri

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank will be releasing a new family of banknotes with new designs and security features in 2019, starting with their $50 and $100 notes. Unlike their existing banknotes that are made of cotton pa...

14 Sep 2018  Fri

Canada Post has been releasing one postage stamp every day, this week to honour the country’s Emergency Responders. The one issued on 11th September is dedicated to the Canadian Armed Forces at Valcartier base in Quebec. A ...

14 Sep 2018  Fri

The Reserve Bank of Australia issued this banknote to mark the 200th anniversary of the arrival of the first European settlers. This note is issued and designs to celebrate the different segment of culture and within the coun...