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The Coin Museum

The Coin Museum in Anjaneri near Nashik, is an  attractive tourist site. In Asia, The Coin Museum is  the Indian Institute of Research in Numismatic  Studies. This museum was started in 1980. It 
includes various articles, photographs, real and  copied coins.  The museum organizes workshops regularly for the people who are interested in collecting the coins.

Districts / Regions 

Nashik District, Maharashtra, India. 


The Shakti Krishna Coin Museum of Money and  History was founded in 1980 under the Indian 
Institute of Research in Numismatic Studies which  is even known as the Indian Numismatics, 
Historical and Cultural Research Foundation. The  museum was established to maintain the records of  the history of the currencies of Ancient India and let  the general public have a basic knowledge about the  history of Indian coins.  This museum is spread throughout the campus for  almost 505 acres of land surrounded by Anjaneri  hills. This museum has made a good documentary 
history which is beneficial for our generations. 
The museum showcases the coins of various  dynasties like Kushanas, the Kshatrapas, the Nagas, 
the Vallabhas, the Gupta, the Kalachuris and the  Parmaras. Some artefacts from the dynasties of 
Delhi Sultanates, Mughals, and the Malwa Sultans.  The museum consists of real and replica coins, 
moulds, dyes, photographers and numismatic  materials. This can give an idea about the Indian 
currency since ancient times. The museum also exhibits coin manufacturing techniques. Some 
workshops are also organized in the museum. Other  than coins the museum also exhibits copper hoard  objects, terracotta objects and some historical  artefacts and paintings.
Shakti Krishna Coin Museum of Money and  History 


The coin museum is at a distance of 22.6 KM from  Nashik and 3 KM from Anjaneri. It is in the campus  of the Indian Institute of research in Numismatic  Studies, which is on the Nashik-Trimbakeshwar  road.

Weather / Climate

The average annual temperature in the region is  24.1 degrees Celsius.
Winters are extreme in this region, and the  temperature goes as low as 12 degrees Celsius.
The sun is very harsh during summers. The region  gets more rain during summer than winters. The 
temperature during summer goes above 30 degrees  Celsius.
The average annual rainfall is around 1134 mm. 

Nearest tourist destination

● Anjaneri Temples and Fort (6.1 KM)
● Trimbakeshwar Shiva Temple (9.1 KM).
● Wine tasting places- Sula Vineyard (16.2 KM).
● Harihar fort (21.1 KM).
● Pandavleni Caves (23.9 KM). 
● Bhaskargad Fort (27.5 KM)

Special food feature and hotel

Nashik is considered a city of foodies. One can find  a variety of food available such as Misal Pav, Vada  Pav, Dabeli, Sabudana Vada, Thalipeeth, Chats.  Other than these dishes traditional Maharashtrian  Cuisine is available in the restaurants.

Near accommodation and hotel / hospital / post office / police station

There are various accommodation facilities  available such as:
The nearest police station there is Gangapur Police  Station 19.8 KM.
The nearest hospital available is Sahyadri Super 
Speciality Hospital at a distance of 23.3 KM.

Rules and times to visit, the best month to visit

The museum is surrounded by Anjaneri hills and  can be visited in every season.
This Museum is open from Monday to Saturday:  9.30 A.M. to 1.00 P.M and 2.00 P.M. to 5.30 P.M. 
Closed: Sundays and Holidays.
No Entry fees are required. 

Language spoken in the area

English, Hindi, Marathi.