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BALANGIR COIN, PHILATELY SHOW A BIG DRAW Monday, 20 January 2014 | PNS | BALANGIR | in Bhubaneswar
BALANGIR COIN, PHILATELY SHOW A BIG DRAW
Monday, 20 January 2014 | PNS | BALANGIR | in Bhubaneswar
The second Numismatic and Philately-Coin Exhibition, which was held at the Balangir Bahi Haat from January 8 to 14, evoked good response from the visitors.
This year, silver coins of British India and other coins, foreign currency notes and stamps were displayed at three stalls. The coins and stamps were collected by Kamal Chakrabarty, Gangadhar Tripathy, Bajrang Agrawal, Pranay Agrawal, DVS Murty, Gobardhan Pandia, Santosh Agrawal, Harish Bansal, Smita Ghivela and Brahmotri Ghivela.
Besides, a quiz competition on numismatic and philately was held on Saturday to sensitize the mass, especially school and college students, about philately. Renowned philately and numismatic expert Shantanu Panigrahi from Sambalpur acted as judge in the quiz contest. Successful contestants were given small coins as a token of prize.