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March 17, 2020

The progress on our next book.

February 16, 2020

A true story follows. 

Very recently I was approached by a dear friend in the coin world. A friend of a friend of a friend (you get the drift here) had asked him about a great coin. Well it looked like a great coin.

It was certainly well out of their area of expertise an...

February 2, 2020

A technical advice written by private researcher and collector Amit Mehta from Ahmedabad is published on our Technical Advices page. This paper should be read by researchers and collectors alike. Please click on the menu table "Tech Advices". It is the final paper in t...

January 16, 2020

Part II of our continuing presentation that describes the use of coins in the marketplace. Although it is primarily based in the subcontinent much of the information is application to most places in the world during the time of hand struck coin.

Fundamentally this discu...

January 11, 2020

In recent times we have produced a number of narratives discussing how coins were used in the marketplace from villages to major cities throughout history from when coinage began.

Many requests have been made to produce these as a simple video series and we are starting...

December 27, 2019

Defending the idea that the Kushan empire was a major issuer of silver coins or coins of silver in the style of the Kushan empire were issued.

December 21, 2019

Firstly the team at Inumismatics welcomes new members who have joined recently. It is great to see more people joining officially not just visiting from time to time. Our visitor numbers have also have had a surge in recent weeks.

The large American based coins site www...

December 7, 2019

In recent times there have been major discussions on the necessity, or otherwise, of grading hand struck coins. Although we work essentially in the sub-continent it has been necessary to issue from Inumismatics a position paper on the subject for all hand struck coins.

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December 7, 2019

In the next few weeks we have a some additions coming to our website. these will be be new sections:

1. Celebrating new coin types not listed in our books.

Two pages, one for Jahandar Shah and one for Shah Alam I Bahadur. Maybe some new types have recently been discovere...

December 3, 2019

For some time now we have been writing about and enquiring within various marketplaces the expectations on the grading (slabbing) of hand struck coins. The discussion has been, at times, contentious. There is a relative difference between the hand struck coins and mach...

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