05 Dec 2018  Wed

In January 2019, Swiss Mint is going to release special 50 Franc .900 fine silver proof coins and 500 Franc .999 fine gold coins to celebrate the country’s annual shooting festival. The 25 grams silver coin costs $124.75, h...

05 Dec 2018  Wed

As per an official announcement made on 25th November, Bank Indonesia is going to stop circulating certain old banknotes. These include the Rp10,000 note issued in 1998 depicting an image of national hero Tjut Njak Dhien, the...

05 Dec 2018  Wed

Austria issued a special stamp on 23rd November commemorating the 200th anniversary of the famous devotional carol that’s sung worldwide today on the eve or Christmas, Silent Night. The 0.90 stamp features the Silent Night ...

05 Dec 2018  Wed

First commemorative issue came out five year after the first definitive series. Issued on 29th August 1983, the first commemorative stamps of French Polynesia celebrated the First South Pacific Sports Games.

Held fr...

05 Dec 2018  Wed

First postage stamps by French Polynesia were issued after the freedom from French rule on 3rd November 2018. These stamps feature glimpses of people of French Polynesia and their life.

Formerly known as the French ...

05 Dec 2018  Wed

Gulab Singh was the founder of royal Dogra Dynasty and first Maharaja of the Kashmir Princely State. The Dogra state was ruled for a century. This period is marked as the most peaceful and progressive times in the history of ...

05 Dec 2018  Wed

One of the most influential figures of the modern Punjabi literature, Bhai Vir Singh was born on 5th December 1872. He was a poet and theologian who played a major figure in the movement for the development and renewal of Pun...

05 Dec 2018  Wed

This Twenty Zolty banknote of Poland was issued in 1982, its printed by brown and purple ink on the multicolour underprint.

The obverse of this note depicts legend ‘Polska Rzeczpospolita Ludowa’ is seen on top. ...

04 Dec 2018  Tue

CNG’s online auction sold an extremely rare, but damaged Viking coin for $17,000 on 14th November, crossing its estimated value by 12 times. The coin was issued during the second reign of the Anglo-Viking king, Eric Blooda...

04 Dec 2018  Tue

San Francisco Mint is the branch of United States Mint which was opened in 1854 to serve the gold mines of the California Gold Rush. San Francisco Mint is also known as ‘Granite Lady’ for its stately granite classic reviv...

04 Dec 2018  Tue

Theodore Roosevelt was born on 27th October 1858 in New York into one of the Old Dutch families which settled in America in the 17th century. He completed his graduation from Harvard College; after completing his graduation h...

04 Dec 2018  Tue

The most famous specimen of the philatelic history ’Whole Country is Red’ is sold for 13.8 million Yuan China Guarding auction in Beijing making it’s the most expensive stamp in the world. There is only nine example of ...

04 Dec 2018  Tue

This silver coin was issued during the reign of King George in 1939 during the British Rule in India. This specimen was sold for INR 3, 21,000 by Todywall auction on 24th November in Mumbai. This coin belongs to Bombay Mint a...

04 Dec 2018  Tue

Romania is going to issue a lei 100 commemorative collector banknote to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Great Union which took place on 1st December 1918. 10,000 such banknotes were put into circulation.

T...

04 Dec 2018  Tue

Swiss Post released four new stamps in its latest Christmas set on 15th November. The 100-centime (1-franc) stamp depicts a photo of Kandersteg Church with pristine alpine valleys in the background. The photograph was taken b...

04 Dec 2018  Tue

Dhar princely state was a part of Bhopal Agency under British rule. The kings of Dhar state belonged to the Paramara clan of Rajputs. They initially ruled the Malwa region from 9th to the 11th century and then were defeated b...

04 Dec 2018  Tue

The 8th President of India, Ramaswamy Venkataraman was born on 4th December 1910. The eminent political personality was grown up in a traditional environment.

He received his primary education in Madras city and fin...

04 Dec 2018  Tue

The Indo Chinese stamps issued in 1907 by the Poste France feature native women of the Indo Chinese countries.

French Indo-China refers to the colonies of France in Asia. France issued a great number of stamps in th...

03 Dec 2018  Mon

Angola is a Southern African nation whose varied terrain encompasses tropical Atlantic beaches, a labyrinthine system of rivers and Sub-Saharan desert that extends across the border into Namibia. The country's colonial histor...

03 Dec 2018  Mon

In the Hijri Year, 726 Muhammad bin Tughluq re-established Ghiyath Al-Din Bahadur as the Governor of East Bengal in Sunargoan. Later; after two years, Ghiyath Al-Din Bahadur issued gold and silver coins bearing his name and t...