04 Jan 2018  Thu

Ahmad Shah Durrani, also known as Ahmad Khan Abdali, was the founder of the Durrani Empire and is regarded as the founder of the modern state of Afghanistan.

Before being elected as the king in 1747 AD, Abdali was a...

02 Jan 2018  Tue

An extremely rare limited edition 1971 2p New Pence Coin with a unique print detail is selling on eBay for £14,000. Hundreds of the 2ps are being auctioned. When decimal currency was introduced by England in 1971, all 2p coi...

02 Jan 2018  Tue

Two postage stamps were released by the German postal service Deutsche Post AG, featuring paintings by an artist from Kolkata named Sudip Chatterjee.

Sudip completed his Bachelors in Science from the University of ...

02 Jan 2018  Tue

The Schoolgirl dollar is George T. Morgan’s masterpiece. The design of Liberty faces left, with E PLURIBUS at the left rim, seven stars above, UNUM at the right rim, four more stars, the date 1879, and finally two more star...

02 Jan 2018  Tue

Ouguiya is the new Mauritanian currency denomination which was introduced on Monday. 10 ouguiyas was equated to an ouguiya on 1st January 2018. The official announcement about this change was made on 28th November. The new de...

02 Jan 2018  Tue

A 100-Philippine peso error banknote without the portrait of former president Manuel Roxas was withdrawn by a woman from an ATM. Two words from the country's official name were also missing. The Central Bank claimed that it w...

02 Jan 2018  Tue

Gwalior was a Princely State during British India. The state took its name from the old town of Gwalior, though it was never its capital, it was an important place because of its strategic location and the strength of its for...

02 Jan 2018  Tue

This is a very mysterious Silver coin of Akbar, with the date 965 AH and struck to a ‘Tanka’ standard, weighing around 10.28g. The obverse of the coin bears the Kalima- ‘La Ilaha Illalah Muhammadur Rasulullah’ (There ...

02 Jan 2018  Tue

25th Regency Auction by Legend Rare Coin Auctions will take place on 25th January 2018 along with the PCGS Members’ Only Show at the Luxor in Las Vegas. Highlights include the Ipswich Collection of three cent silvers. High-...

02 Jan 2018  Tue

The Horn of Plenty or Cornucopia is a classical antiquity. It was a symbol of abundance and nourishment to the people of Rome. This ornament was the favourite concept for artist to illustrate on various arts, both sculptures ...

02 Jan 2018  Tue

India Post issued a commemorative stamp on “Centenary of Mahasamadhi of Shri Shirdi Sai Baba” on 15th December 2017. It was released by, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Communications Manoj Sinha in the presenc...

01 Jan 2018  Mon

The great Mysore king Tipu Sultan’s gold four pagoda also known as ‘Ahmadi’ was sold at Hammer price of INR 16,00,000 in Classical Numismatic Gallery Auction held on 2nd February 2014.

Tipu Sultan, also known ...

01 Jan 2018  Mon

The Royal mail is going to release four special coins this year. A 50p coin celebrates the 100th anniversary of women over 30 getting the right to vote through Representation of the People Act, the second one is a £2 coin co...

01 Jan 2018  Mon

G&D Currency Technology launched a banknote processing system named new BPS C2 which won the German Design Award 2018 for Excellent Product Design. The device is capable of counting, sorting, authenticating, or reading serial...

01 Jan 2018  Mon

The sixpence was first struck during the reign of King Edward VI in 1551 CE. This denomination was popularly known as tanner or half-shilling and was worth 1/40th of a pound sterling before pre-decimal coinage.

The l...

01 Jan 2018  Mon

Professor Satyendra Nath Bose, born on 1st January 1894, had a brilliant academic career beginning with his schooling in Hindu School, Calcutta and later in the Presidency College.

Bose’s contribution to science s...

01 Jan 2018  Mon

A hoard of gold and silver medieval coins of Arab origin were discovered at a Benedictine monastery dedicated to St. Peter in France named Abbey of Cluny in September. It was the largest hoard of its kind to be ever found in ...

01 Jan 2018  Mon

Ancient India is full of wonders and the historians are still trying to figure out the extent of the amazing facts of the bygone eras. There were many great kings born in India about whom we are yet to known. So today we wil...

01 Jan 2018  Mon

Indraneil Das from Ballygunge has set the Guinness World Records to become the world's largest collector of postage stamps on amphibians. He has a doctoral degree in amphibian ecology at Oxford University. He is also a post-d...

01 Jan 2018  Mon

Royal Mail recently revealed some of the commemorative stamps that are scheduled to be released in 2018. A set of 10 stamps will be released in March to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force. The Royal Naval ...