Coin Museum - History, Timings & Entry Fee

Museum / Gallery

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Distance (From Nashik CBS Bus Station): 19 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins - 1 Hr

Place Location: Inside IIRN Campus

Transportation Options: Bus / Cab

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 19 km from Nashik and 3 km from Anjaneri, the Coin Museum, located in the campus of the Indian Institute of Research in Numismatic Studies, is on the Nashik-Trimbakeshwar road.

The museum was founded under the Indian Institute of Research in Numismatic Studies in 1980. This campus spread over an area of 505 acres of land is surrounded by the picturesque Anjaneri hills. The museum is the only one of its kind in Asia with a very rich collection of research and well-documented history of the Indian currency system.

The museum was established to impart a general idea about Indian coins to the common people. The displays in the museums comprise of coins, moulds, dyes, replicas, photographs, numismatic material, along with bronze, terracotta's, copper-hoard objects, paintings and some historical artifacts. These exhibits give a vast idea of the various currency systems that existed in India from centuries. The museum also exhibits dioramas of depicting coin minting and coin manufacturing techniques. The museum also preserved one lack cardexes for easy reference and organizes workshops, on a regular basis, with the aim of promoting coin collecting in India.

Timings: 9.30 AM -1 PM and 2 PM - 5.30 PM on all days except Sundays and on public holidays.