09 Jan 2018  Tue

Murad Bakhsh was the youngest son of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal. He was born in the year 1624, being the youngest made him a favourite of his elder siblings. In the year 1642, he was appointed as Subedar of Mu...

09 Jan 2018  Tue

Sealand is a small manmade fort which is six miles away from the eastern coast of Britain. A Proof $25 commemorative coin has been issued to celebrate the fort’s 50th anniversary of becoming a sovereign principality.

09 Jan 2018  Tue

Freed slaves from the British Empire, the US along with Africans discharged from the British armed forces took shelter in Sierra Leone. Those who arrived first had to face the trauma of disease and warfare. After that, the Si...

09 Jan 2018  Tue

Some coins have inherent holes while others are holed for suspension. There are other damaged coins as well which have holes on them. Market value of holed coins depends on a lot of factors. Holed coins caused due to damage h...

09 Jan 2018  Tue

On 18th Feb, Ira & Goldberg Auctioneers will auction the second known example of a Vlack 25-87C variety of 1787 Machin’s Mills Halfpenny.

Copper specialist Bob Grellman from McCawley & Grellman identified the var...

09 Jan 2018  Tue

Taxila or Takshashila, now in Pakistan, was an important trading and learning centre of Ancient India. In Pali, Taxila is known as ‘Takkasila’ and in Sanskrit as ‘Taksashila’ meaning ‘city of cut stones’. This ...

09 Jan 2018  Tue

This gold coin is an early Indian imitation of the gold Aureus of Emperor Commodus, it was sold of INR 1,00,000 by Classical Numismatic Gallery in 2017.

Emperor Commodus ruled the Roman Empire as a joint ruler with h...

09 Jan 2018  Tue

“Keepin' it real buddy...!”

Do you remember how cool this Great Dane was? You know saving people, hunting things...family business. Well yeah, you read it right, how “supernatural” was this dog! Didn’t we ...

09 Jan 2018  Tue

The Nizam-ul-Mulk of Hyderabad, popularly known as the Nizam of Hyderabad, was a monarch of the Hyderabad.

The Asaf Jah dynasty was of Turkic origin from the region around Samarkand in modern day Uzbekistan. The dyn...

08 Jan 2018  Mon

The US Mint will start selling the 2018 versions of its famous special occasion sets from 11th January.

The 2018 United States Mint Birth Set comes in a teddy-bear themed packaging with gender neutral colours. The Pr...

08 Jan 2018  Mon

The new Dubai Police logo was revealed last week and the Emirate Post Group has issued commemorative stamps to celebrate this occasion. Some features of the logo were enhanced while some others were changed. The new logo does...

08 Jan 2018  Mon

On 1st January, the National Bank of Romania released new banknotes and coins with the new Romanian blazon. The reverse of the banknotes with the new blazon has the date “January 1 2018”. The other graphic elements on the...

08 Jan 2018  Mon

Brian Brookes collection of St. Kitts-Nevis along with the Philatelic Collectors’ series of British Commonwealth and world stamps will be offered by the Spink auction from 23rd to 25th January.

The Brookes collecti...

08 Jan 2018  Mon

At the official auction of the New York International Numismatic Convention, crossing the block as lot 11306 is a historic landmark among Colombian coins. It is the only known example of the first milled 4 Escudos of Colombia...

08 Jan 2018  Mon

The evidence of the bygone era can always be traced through the troves written by the historians or by archaeological excavations. Many of these past legends are destroyed, today their appearance and evidence are known only t...

08 Jan 2018  Mon

This Gold Masha of Kalachuri was issued in the reign of Gangeya Deva of Tripuri. Tripuri is amongst the branches of Kalachuri dynasty.

Gangeya deva is the most famed ruler of the Tripuri branch, he issued coins in a...

06 Jan 2018  Sat

It gives us immense pleasure to let you know that you can now buy products listed in our shopping section through our updated Mintage World App as well. The shopping section on our website offers a wide range of products like...

06 Jan 2018  Sat

The state of Awadh or Oudh originated from the ancient city of Ayodhya. In the medieval times, Awadh is mentioned during the reign of Mughal Emperor Akbar the Great. In the British historical text, it is mention as ‘Audh’...

06 Jan 2018  Sat

A Kenyan artist named Dicky Jr shared pictures of proposed designs for new banknotes which were greatly appreciated on social media. The artist said that the designs were made according to the constitutional requirement of ce...

06 Jan 2018  Sat

The New York International auction offers an interesting medieval French gold Coins in January. One of the highlights is a Pavillon d’Or of Philip VI De Valois French coin. Philip’s predecessor Charles IV did not have any...