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Exhibition on currencies of 100 countries, stamps inaugurated in Delhi

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A seven-day exhibition was today inaugurated by Deputy Chief Minister's Manish Sisodia, where one can find "huge assortments of everything" from Indian civilization coins to currencies of 100 countries, stamps, and many other historical artifacts on display.

According to the which is organising the exhibition, the week-long exhibition invites such numismatic enthusiasts to the event to take a dive into the history of and many other countries while adding fascinating rarities to their existing numismatic collection.

On this occasion, Sisodia said that numismatic is a "direct source" to learn history.

Exhibition is being held at the All Fine Arts & Craft Society (AIFACS) here, and will conclude on May 20.

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

It stated that the exhibition will also feature classical numismatic gallery along with coins, notes and stamps of Republic of and many other nations.

"Other major attractions of the exhibition include sale of marvellous paintings of high 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.

Besides antique collectables and numismatics, there will be free educational programmes for history enthusiasts, like-minded hobbyists and students can look forward to, it stated.

"These events include a workshop by Prof Gautam Jantkal, lectures and seminars on historical currencies and coins by leading and researchers," it added.

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First Published: Mon, May 14 2018. 15:50 IST