(c) Dr. Arvind Agarwal
World Paper Currency Gallery
Evaluator: F. Hornischer, owner of Timelines World's Best Award.
Quote from the laudation of World Paper Currency Gallery winning Timelines Future Award in 2009, June 25th:
World Paper Currency Gallery of Arwind Agarwal contains historical and modern paper currency of more than 300 countries, including more than 100 countries which do not exist any longer. You can navigate the exhibition and see an overview, special exhibits, go to the country index, and to the resources center, written in English and in German languages.
You will see at least one banknote example from most banknote- producing countries. You can navigate the banknotes also shown in galleries by continents.
Special Exhibits are the USA special, the United Kingdom special, and the India special exhibits, all divided in several categories. Of all banknotes the front image and the back image are scanned in. A bigger image opens in a new window. The India exhibit shows the history of the country- you see banknotes of British India, French India, Portuguese India, Princely India, Burma, Gulf, and many more, up to modern India currency.
The country index provides two links to the World Bank, and to the countrie's National Bank. The former currencies of the members of the European Union are displayed for historical purposes.
In the chapter „Did you know?“ you can read about unique currencies of the world.
The owner and webmaster was born in India and later became a citizen of United States. He has experience in Information Technology profession for more than 30 years.
The site is excellent to navigate and meets the basic accessibility standards. It is listed as Learning Fountain and Key Resource at AwardSites!, and has become „Content Site of the Year“ in 2008, awarded by Tony's Vie's Inn of Wonders' Awards, rated as World's Top Award, and „World Paper Currency Gallery“ has won Timelines Future Award in 2009, June 25th, and World´s Best Future Award February 5 th , 2012.
Congratulations, World Paper Currency Gallery wins Timelines World´s Best Gold Award. World's Best Gold Award is presented to sites that show excellence in content, presentation, design and coding. - Timelines' Top Award.
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May 2nd, 2012
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