01 Feb 2016  Mon

Arguably considered as the very first Indian coins ever struck, Shatamana coinage originated in the 6th Century BC during the regime of the Gandharans!

A small brief on Gandharan Empire

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25 Jan 2016  Mon

In a first for the mint, Canada released a coin series of face value ¢25 displaying a dinosaur on the reverse. Under light, a paleontogist's rendition of the dinosaur can be seen. When the same coin is in the dark, t...

18 Jan 2016  Mon

The banknotes which we so often use slip through our fingers without even a proper glance. Have you ever noticed the various motifs that adorn the reverse of our banknotes?

There are different aspects of India that ...

11 Jan 2016  Mon

Stamp collecting may seem a bit old fashioned but rare stamps, however, are selling for hundreds and thousands of pounds. Hence, stamp collection is back in vogue in this world of smart phones and technology. Here is the list...

04 Jan 2016  Mon

Gupta Numismatic Art - Ashvamedha Type Samudragupta is known to have performed the Ashvamedha sacrifice at least once in his lifetime. Kumaragupta I may have also per...

28 Dec 2015  Mon

The Persian Gulf Rupee or the Gulf Rupee was a currency issued by the Government of India and the Reserve Bank of India for use in the Persian Gulf and the Arabic peninsula. The Indian rupee was an off...

01 Jan 1970  Thu

More than 300 postage stamps on Gandhiji have been released by many other nations in this world!

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, popularly known as Mahatma Gandhi or Bapu a ...

01 Jan 1970  Thu

Animals and birds are always depicted on the coins and their usage signifies a certain good omen and makes the coin interesting and beautiful to look at. Many of the ancient Greek and Roman coins have rabbits or hare depic...

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