COIN MUSEUM

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Location : Nasik, Maharashtra
Established: 1980
Houses:A Fine Collection Of Researched And Well-Documented History Of Indian Currency
Timings: 9.30 am to 1.00 pm And 2 pm To 5.30 pm

The Indian Institute of Research in Numismatic Studies was established in 1980 and is the only one of its kind in Asia. To impart a general idea about Indian coins to the common people, the Institute has organized a small museum. The Coin Museum is positioned against the backdrop of the enthralling Ajneri Hill, Nashik.

The Exhibits

The museum offers a panoramic view of Indian coinage from the earliest period to the modern times with the help of coins, moulds, dyes, replicas, photographs, and brief write-ups. Dioramas depicting coin minting and coin manufacturing techniques, like casting, machine striking, etc. are also on exhibit. Apart from the numismatic material, some bronzes, terracotta's, copper- hoard objects, paintings and some other historical artifacts are also displayed.

The Institute has now begun workshops to encourage the hobby of coin collection in the Indians.

Tourist Information

Timings: 9.30 am to 1.00 pm and 2.00 pm to 5.30 pm
Closed On: Sundays and Holidays
Admission: Free.

HOW TO GET THERE

Rail: Nashik is a major station on the Central Railway and there are a number of convenient trains that connect Nashik to other cities and towns.

Road: By road Nashik is 185-km from Mumbai and can be reached by motoring on the NH-3 via Thane-Kasar-Igatpuri. Pune - Nashik is 220-km. There are several private and state buses available between Mumbai/Thane and Nashik. Visitors can use taxis, tourist cars, auto-rickshaws and vans, which are ideal for families and groups. All are easily available.

WHERE TO STAY

Accommodation is available at the hotels in Nashik.



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