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Japanese Olympic Handover Special Coins

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On 24th August, the host of the 2010 Olympics, Japan issued two new 1000 Yen weighing 31.1 Grams with a .925 silver content. These colored coins as a part of the Olympic coin program.The mintage limit of both the coins is 50,000 pieces and the production is set to begin next month with shipping beginning from December, this year.

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Postal Cover and Coin to Celebrate Mother Teresa's Sainthood

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On 4th September, a special postal cover and stamp would be released to celebrate Mother Teresa's sainthood in Vatican.On 2nd September, India Post would also be issuing a special postal and numismatic cover of Mother Teresa made of pure silk – the first of its kind.

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Natural Landmarks on UK’s New Silver Crown Coin Set

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On 19th August, the Royal Mint issued a crown set with four 5 Pounds, .925 Silver, 28 Grams coloured coins called “Portraits of Britain” celebrating the most popular landmarks in U.K. that are either National Parks or areas which are protected to preserve its unpolluted environment.

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Celebrating Madras Day!

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Madras or today’s Chennai has celebrating its establishment today.The celebrations of the Madras day are filled with activities that motivate community and groups to focus on its rich past and present. The celebration includes various events like heritage walks, public talks, exhibitions, poetry reading, music and dance concerts, food festivals and special local radio programs.Various Special Covers celebrating Madras Day have been issued depicting the places of importance in and around the city. These covers have special “Madras Day” cancellations.

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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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