Apr 17, 2024, 8:27 PM
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US Muslim man donates precious stamp collection to Iran’s Razavi Museum

Mashhad, IRNA – The official in charge of the stamps, coins, and banknotes of Iran’s Razavi Museum, Mohammad Hossein Yazdinejad, has said that a US Muslim man donated a precious stamp collection to Iran’s Razavi Museum.

Addressing reporters on Wednesday, Yazdinejad announced that a valuable collection had been donated to the Razavi Museum, adding that the collection includes over 10,000 precious stamps and an exquisite assortment of historical coins from various Indian governments.

He added that the stamps originate from more than 100 countries across Europe, Asia, and Africa, including Albania, Spain, Ajman, and Fujairah from the UAE, the islands of Antigua and Barbuda, Bermuda, Cape Verde Islands, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Comoros, Grenada, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Malagasy and the island of Mauritius Saint Lucia.

The oldest stamp in the collection dates back to 1870, he said, adding that the collection includes postcards, envelopes, letters, and notes, along with an album containing gold, copper, and nickel coins from local rulers of India and the kings of Hyderabad Deccan. These items span a time period of approximately 400 years ago to 1948.

The Razavi Museum is located in Mashhad, Razavi Khorasan province, Iran, and consists of a variety of exhibits, such as "Treasuries of Qur’an", gifts of the Supreme Leader, carpets, the history of Mashhad, coins and medals, stamps and banknotes, porcelain and candlesticks, weapons, clocks, and astronomy tools, visual arts.


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