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Location : Nasik, Maharashtra
Venue : Ajneri Hill
Opening Hours : 9.30 to 1.00 in morning and 2.00 to 5.30 in evening
Entry Fee : None
Closing Days : All Holidays including Sundays
Category : Coins
How to reach there : Buses from Mumbai and Pune. By train, Nasik Railway Station
Coin Museum is the one of its own kind that was established in 1980 by I.I.R.N.S. which is an institute dealing in study of numismatics. This museum has a huge collection of coins and currencies form all over India. Established in the scenic backdrop of Ajneri hill, this museum has records of the entire timeline of Indian currency system.
Highlights of the Museum :
The museum showcases the History of the currencies; it provides an excellent opportunity for those who are enthusiastic in knowing about the process about manufacturing of coins. Coin Museum has visual displays that help a visitor know about the processes of mining, minting and casting of coins.
Besides coins, the other items that are on display inside this unique museum are moulds, images, and dyes. All these items are used in manufacturing of coins at one step or the other. Not only this, several historical artifacts, terracotta and other materials used in manufacturing of numismatic objects help the tourists gain information on the notes and coins.
There is a huge index of cards that are used as references while searching information about some particular coins. The number of theses cardexes exceeds one lac. Workshops are organized from time to time by the authorities of Coin Museum to promote art of numismatics among masses. The museum has become a hub for study and research of Indian coins. The extensive archive of coins has remained a source of attraction for the foreign tourists.