The coin museum, located in the campus of the Indian Institute of Research
in Numismatic Studies, is on the Nashik-Trimbakeshwar road, about 20kms
from the Nashik city. This campus spread over an area of 505 acreas of
land is surrounded by the picturesque Anjaneri hills. Established in 1980,
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 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 gives
a vast idea of the various currency systems that existed in India from
centuries. 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. The entry to the coin museum is free and it
is open daily, except Sundays and public holidays, from 9:30 a.m to 1:00
p.m and 2:00 p.m to 5:30 p.m.