01 Jan 2018  Mon

Banknotes can be more than just money. Have you looked at your banknote as a treasure house of events and personalities of the bygone eras? We will help you gain that vision and give you an insight into a few historical event...

01 Jan 2018  Mon

Two coins are about to reach the remarkable six-figure prices, a 2,600-year-old stater and a Jewish War Shekel.

Coins graded by NGC Ancients, a division of Numismatic Guaranty Corporation devoted to ancient coins of...

30 Dec 2017  Sat

Jaora State was part of Malwa Agency. The state was given a 13-gun salute during the time of British India. The state was divided into four tehsils: Jaora, Barauda, Barkhera and Tal. The principal growing crops were millets,...

30 Dec 2017  Sat

The first adhesive postal stamp of India was sold for INR 3,20,000 in the Philately exhibition INPEX 2017.

This is the blue colour embossed half anna stamp issued in 1852.This stamp is circular in shape and bears a h...

30 Dec 2017  Sat

The land of the Vatsa people in the middle Ganges Valley with its capital at Kausambi was among the important trade centres of ancient India. After the end of the reign of the Mauryas and the retreat of the Sungas from the G...

30 Dec 2017  Sat

The Red Fort was built as the palace fort of Shahjahanabad the new capital of the 5th Mughal Emperor of India, Shahjahan. It gets its name from its massive enclosing walls of red sandstone.

One of the major attracti...

30 Dec 2017  Sat

Luxembourg is going to release 500,000 circulating commemorative €2 coins to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Luxembourg Constitution in January 2018.

The design which was released in mid-December, features...

30 Dec 2017  Sat

The latest Slovenian 1.77 postage stamp released on 11th December, features the country’s national basketball team with Miami Heat basketball player Dragic, holding the EuroBasket championships trophy which the team had won...

30 Dec 2017  Sat

A set of postage stamps were released by North Korea to celebrate the nuclear launch of the Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile in December. The stamps feature Kim Jong-un inspecting the missile. The best part is th...

30 Dec 2017  Sat

PNG released a statement that U.S. rare coins worth $50,000 or more and those worth $500 fared well during 2017. Four U.S. coins sold for $1 million. Two of them were sold at public auctions while the other two by private tra...

30 Dec 2017  Sat

Every year people celebrate the holidays with different gifting traditions and sometimes coins are given too as gifts. The practice of putting gifts in a stocking, for example, dates back 1,700 years to Ancient Rome and the g...

29 Dec 2017  Fri

During the first decade of the 20th century, machine-struck coins were introduced. The first silver srang pieces were struck in 1908. One of these coins struck in 1909, graded AU 55 by NGC was sold by Champion Hong Kong Aucti...

29 Dec 2017  Fri

The BEP is going to release new products this New Year. The 2018 Happy Birthday Currency Note is a Series 2013 $1 note with a serial number beginning with “2018”. Sale of this item will start from 16th January at a sellin...

29 Dec 2017  Fri

The Philippines recently released new banknotes celebrating the country’s history and natural wonders. The earlier version of the banknotes will still remain legal tender. The new notes will feature a signature of Governor ...

29 Dec 2017  Fri

Nowadays, parents have a hard time keeping their children from fighting during road trips. But the scenario in ancient times was quite different as Roman Emperor found a creative way to distract his two sons.

A circ...

29 Dec 2017  Fri

Russia released new commemorative coins featuring famous cartoon heroes. The state coat of arms of Russia and the denomination three rubles or 25 rubles is featured on one side. The other side features an image of the charact...

29 Dec 2017  Fri

Chhatarpur was the Princely State of India during the period of British rule in India. It was founded in the year 1785. It was ruled by the descendants of Bundela Rajput leader Chhatrasal after whom the state was named. The s...

29 Dec 2017  Fri

The Central Bank of Philippines officially announced the design features of the 5 peso New Generation Currency coin because it is very similar to the existing 1 peso coin.

The bank stated that a numismatic committe...

29 Dec 2017  Fri

Patiala state was established in 1763 by Ala Singh, a Jat Sikh chieftain, who laid the foundation of the Patiala fort known as Qila Mubarak, around which the present city of Patiala is built.

Its rulers issued coins...

29 Dec 2017  Fri

Taxila (Takshashila) was an ancient city and the dates go back to 1000 BCE.
Taxila (present day in Pakistan) was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1980. It was a centre of learning and had one of the earliest univ...