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.
Have you ever wondered the history of american money, how the green bills, the US dollars, came into being? How and where it all did start, was it always as strong as it is today, who started it, where did the word “dollar” originate from? The United States currency has a fascinating history and it … Continue reading History of American Money →
Source: History of American Money
War changes many things. The political changes are just the tip of the iceberg. Living in a country that’s at war changes the way you think, it changes your perspective on everything! And when talking about the wars, the World Wars cannot be missed out.
It’s amazing how quickly these wars changed all the vital aspects of life! How men changed their priorities. How all the focuses of the minds were turned to just one thing – staying alive, whether it was for protecting your own life or giving your life to protect others!