The centuries-old coins, currency notes and stamps of at least 195 countries were displayed for public viewing.
The centuries-old coins, currency notes and stamps of at least 195 countries were displayed for public viewing.

Ancient coins, currency notes and stamps were displayed at an international exhibition held at the Pakistan Sports Goods Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PSGMEA) here on Thursday.

The centuries-old coins, currency notes and stamps of at least 195 countries were displayed for public viewing.

The visitors, mostly students of colleges and universities, evinced keen interest in the knowledge-gaining exhibition.

They said the ancient coins, currency notes and stamps revealed a lot about the ancient cultures and different civilisations of the world.

Visitors also took keen interest in a rare currency note of Antarctica which had been issued by the United Nations Organisation (UNO) on Jan 9, 2010.

PSGMEA Chairman Irfan Elahi, senior vice-chairman Zarar Ahmad Dodhy, vice-chairman Asad Bashir and secretary-general Mohsin Saud were also present.


Originally published in Dawn, May 27th, 2016

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