29 Dec 2017  Fri

Malpua is the classical sweet dish of India which is known, since the age of Vedas. This dessert is popular on every street and household across the peninsula, so ignoring it is impossible. This oldest crunchy, soft and sweet...

28 Dec 2017  Thu

10 million new circulating commemorative 1-nuevo-sol 7.32 grams coins were released by Peru celebrating the Andean condor on 13th December. It is the third in a series that was introduced in 2017 celebrating Peru’s threaten...

28 Dec 2017  Thu

MVR 5 notes of the Maldives issued before 10th May 2017 will become ineffective from 1st January 2018. The banknotes series within those denominations will be exchanged by the Maldives Monetary Authority (MMA) before 31 July ...

28 Dec 2017  Thu

Revenue and fee stamps have always caught the attention of many collectors. Some like collecting them after they are done with collecting postage stamps. The United States revenue and fee stamps are in great demand in the mar...

28 Dec 2017  Thu

Kandula Venkatesh from East Godavari, who has been pursuing his hobby of coin collecting for the last 30 years, showcased his collection of more than 1800 ancient Telugu coins at the World Telugu Conference recently.

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28 Dec 2017  Thu

If anyone has a collection of old coins, then they should preserve them as they could bring them thousands of ringgit. In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of Malaysian coins and banknotes collectors, as ...

28 Dec 2017  Thu

Sen. Nancy Binay asked the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas to stop circulating the redesigned P5 coins because the New Generation Currency coins could create confusion among the general public and affect small businesses. She als...

28 Dec 2017  Thu

This milled ‘Nazrana’ 1 Mohur of Maharaja Rajendra Singh which weighs around 11.39g was minted in 1940. The obverse of the coin depicts the coat arms of the State in the centre, Devanagari legend ‘Maharaja Rana Shri Raj...

28 Dec 2017  Thu

Muhammad Shah was a Mughal ruler from 1719; he managed to hold onto the throne until his death until in 1748. He was the son of Khujista Akhtar, the fourth son of Bahadur Shah I. He sat on the Mughal throne at the age of 17, ...

28 Dec 2017  Thu

The Arc of Augustus also known as the Parthian triumphal arch was erected by Augustus in 19 BCE to celebrate the return of Roman military standards capture by the Parthians at the battle of Carrhae in 53 BCE.

This ar...

28 Dec 2017  Thu

It has been long that we have been discussing the Samatata region. Now all that you’re waiting for ends here because Mintage World is up with the Samatata coins.

Samatata was an ancient Indian region in south-easte...

27 Dec 2017  Wed

The Royal Canadian Mint has issued a pair of silver $10 coins which highlight the Yin and Yang concept. According to this Chinese philosophy, positive and negative forces are interrelated. The pair of engraved and selectively...

27 Dec 2017  Wed

The latest 5-Euro New Year coin 2018 by Austrian Mint “Löwenkraft” features a lion. The coins are available in silver and copper versions and are a lucky charm for the New Year. The lion imagery is a 650-year-old traditi...

27 Dec 2017  Wed

New stamps from Norway, Finland, and Poland feature the Snowy Owl. On 2nd January, Norway released a snowy owl 21-krone stamp in their series of Bird definitives. A non-denominated domestic-rate stamp featuring a great gray o...

27 Dec 2017  Wed

The town of Patiala, which later became a state, was founded by Ala Singh, the chief of one of the Phulkian families in 1753. In 1762, Ahmed Shah Durrani of Afghanistan attacked Punjab. Ala Singh of Patiala was subdued and ha...

27 Dec 2017  Wed

Almost 52,000 King Henry III gold pennies were struck almost 800 years ago with a big banking error where its value was less than the value of gold it contained. It was the first English gold coin to be withdrawn due to a ban...

27 Dec 2017  Wed

Garuda, a mythological being of ancient Indian literature is widely depicted by Rashtrakuta dynasty on their seals and coins.

It is a Vahana of Vishnu which may suggest the religious belief of Rashtrakutas. The seal ...

27 Dec 2017  Wed

This gold tanka issued by Shams-Al-Din Muzaffar II in the Hijri year 929, weighs around 11.4g and was sold for INR 60,000 in Classical Numismatic Gallery Auction held on 15th December 2017.

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27 Dec 2017  Wed

When we talk about South India, we can’t get over it without describing the great 'Cholas'. They were one of the strongest and longest ruling dynasties in the South. They changed the map of southern India. They are well-kno...

27 Dec 2017  Wed

The Eldorado Collection consists of various interesting and rare Colombian coins. It has been put together over several years of research and dedication. Highlights include the first gold coin of the New World–the 1622 2 Es...