Most popular gold coins of world, the Venetian Ducats, are also found in India! Let’s trace their journey into India, imitations and their use in jewelry!
4th July heralded a start of a new nation, the United States of America. Read about the history of its struggle towards the Declaration of Independence!
George V was not born to become a King, but his fate had some other plans. Read about the coronation of King George V and his philatelic firsts.
Source: Coronation of King George V
Goddess Britannia appears on coins, stamps and banknotes from the Roman times. Know about her history on these pieces of metal and paper!
Never have I ever heard of coins been struck to celebrate an assassination!
Recently whilst researching I came across some coins struck by Marcus Brutus in 43-42 BC to celebrate the assassination of Julius Caesar. Julius Caesar, the “dictator for life” of the Roman Empire was murdered by his own senators at a meeting in a hall next to Pompey’s Theatre on 15th March in 44 BC.