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Manish Sisodia opens expo on currencies, stamps

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : May 15, 2018, 6:37 am IST
Updated : May 15, 2018, 6:37 am IST

It stated that the exhibition will feature classical numismatic gallery along with coins, notes and stamps of India and other countries.

Deputy CM Manish Sisodia
 Deputy CM Manish Sisodia

New Delhi: A seven-day exhibition, where one can find “an assortment of everything” from Indian civilization coins to currencies of 100 countries, stamps, and many other historical artifacts was inaugurated on Monday by deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia.

According to the Royal Numismatic Society (RNS), which is organising the exhibition, the week-long exhibition invites such numismatic enthusiasts to the event to take a delve into the history of India and many other countries, while adding fascinating rarities to their existing numismatic collection.

 

On this occasion, Mr Sisodia said that numismatic is a “direct source” to learn history. The exhibition is being held at the All India Fine Arts & Craft Society (AIFACS) here, and will conclude on May 20.

“The attendees will be able to witness a chronological display of Delhi from 4-6 BC to 1947 encapsulating the evolution of the capital through mindboggling works of art,” the society said.

It stated that the exhibition will feature classical numismatic gallery along with coins, notes and stamps of India and other countries. “Other attractions of the exhibition include sale of marvellous paintings of historical and aesthetic significance by renowned artists and display of numismatic exhibits featuring Sachin Tendulkar’s century dates, sporadic collections of copper state coins, misprinted coins, and notes and more,” it stated.

 

“These events include a workshop by professor Gautam Jantkal, lectures and seminars on historical currencies and coins by leading numismatists and researchers,” it added.

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