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Coin and Special Cover Honours Tagore’s last visit to Mungpoo

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76 years ago, the great writer, philosopher, painter and musician Rabindranath Tagore visited Mungpoo in the Darjeeling for the last time. To commemorate this event, a special cover was released on Sunday by the Indian Post's West Bengal circle.The special postmark on these 1000 covers has a sketch of Tagore. They will be sold from ePost and Kolkata GPO's Philatelic Bureau for Rs 100.

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Rare Finnish Postal Stationery Brings US$25,000

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Finland offers a great Philatelic Rarity at Cherrystone auction. A rare unused rose envelop of Finnish Post was auctioned for US$25,000.The auctioned example was an unused envelop with excellent condition with coat of arms at the bottom left reads ‘Porto Stempo’ ? German for ‘Postage Stamp’. This fine valuable rarity is worth US$25,000

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Tall Ships Legacy Gold Coin Series Features "The Amazon"

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Canada issued another gold coin depicting the famous or rather infamous ship Amazon under the “Tall Ships” series.The ship has a mysterious story behind it and the fate of its owners and sailors was rather tragic.The obverse features the common portrait of Queen Elizabeth II and the mintage is limited to just 275 pieces.

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India Post's New Olympic Issue

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India Post commemorates the major International Multi Sport event. The prestigious event of Olympic Games is featured on brand new of Stamps by Department of Posts of India.Issued on 5th August the stamps come with two different denominations of Rs. 5.00 and Rs. 25.00. The stamps are a stylized portrayal of sportsmen engaged in different sports.

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New Porcelain 5 Euro Silver Latvian Coin Dedicates “Baltars”

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Bank of Latvia issued a 5 euro silver collector coin dedicated to “Baltars” on 9th August. Baltars is an important part of the Latvian culture which is known for the workshop of fine china and faience painting.The coin design replicates the image of the porcelain plate “Dance” in a miniature form which was originally created by Romans Suta in 1927.

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100th Anniversary of Beaumont-Hamel War Commemorated

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The 100th anniversary of the battle of Beaumont-Hamel was observed with the release of a commemorative silver collector coin by the Royal Canadian Mint.The coin’s reverse depicts a solider charging ahead under enemy fire. An angel which is depicted on the victory medals is also featured on the reverse. Unlike other Canadian coins, this obverse features King George with selective gold plating, to pay tribute to the ruling monarch during the War.

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Team GB 50p Coins Celebrates Olympic Success

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Swimmer Jazz Carlin who represented Team GB at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games is featured on five million GB gold edition 50p coins produced by The Royal Mint in Cardiff.They have been circulated to the banks and will slowly appear among the common people. Swimmer Jazz Carlin herself officially struck one of these commemorative 50p coins.

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Sale of Australian Silver Kangaroo Coins Doubles the Expected Mark

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The Australian silver kangaroo coins are on very high demand and more than 10 million coins have already been sold. The expected number was just 5 million for the first year, but has more than doubled in such a short period of time.Officials have predicted that the sales will exceed 12 million this year.

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