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.