Welcome to Numis Heritage

About Us

About Us

Welcome to Numis Heritage Gallery, an enterprise by the esteemed Team Travancore Cochin
Heritage Gallery. Led by Mr. Shameer P.S. Shihab, a fervent enthusiast in the realm of
numismatics and philatelic collections, we are committed to providing an all-encompassing
range of services and opportunities for discerning collectors such as yourself.

Our primary objective is twofold: to assist you in curating a meaningful and world-class
assortment of coins, medals, and banknotes, and to aid you in achieving optimal returns on
your numismatic investments through our auction consignment services. We strive to be your
ultimate destination for all your numismatic requirements.

Numis Heritage Gallery is a visionary initiative of Travancore Cochin Heritage Gallery,
gracefully located in Palarivattom, near the renowned Ootupura restaurant, Ernakulam,

The Journey

Mr. Shameer P.S. Shihab embarked on his journey as a philatelist in his childhood and has
garnered prestigious recognition in this field, including a certificate of distinction during his
formative years. This passion propelled him to delve into the realm of numismatics and
explore various other collectibles, commencing in 2004. While exploring the world of
numismatics, Mr. Shameer P.S. Shihab noticed a concerning trend of collectors unknowingly
purchasing fake or overpriced coins from unscrupulous dealers.

Motivated by his own experiences and a desire to help fellow collectors, he decided to take
action. Mr. Shihab dedicated his time and resources to educating himself further in the
intricacies of coin authentication, market values, and reliable sources. He used his knowledge
to assist local dealers and collectors, providing them with guidance to avoid potential scams
and make informed decisions.

In an era when many Indian collectors turned to reputable international online platforms to
acquire collectibles, we recognized the need for increased vigilance. It became evident that
certain items listed on such websites were questionable, with issues such as counterfeits,
manipulations, alterations, or inaccurate labelling. We also encountered similar experiences
with a few other portals, where excessively high prices were demanded for such items. While
these platforms boasted talented IT and marketing teams, they lacked the specialized
expertise in numismatics and philately required to certify and authenticate the showcased

Therefore, it brings us great pleasure to announce the launch of our website and applications,
Numis Heritage. This platform will serve as a dedicated space for e-auctions and virtual
engagements, specifically tailored to cater to the needs of our esteemed collectors.

Our Objective and Goal

We aspire to foster a world where generations of novices can transcend into esteemed
collectors of coins, stamps, and an array of collectibles. We treat our customers as regal
individuals, while we ourselves embody the three treasures, offering only authentic and
superior-quality products through our online and offline establishments. Additionally, we
guarantee exceptional after-sales service to all our esteemed clientele.

Our Motive

At Numis Heritage Gallery, we staunchly believe that profound and impartial information
should be accessible to all parties involved in the world of collectibles. We are driven by the
desire to augment transparency, diminish trading impediments, and make the learning curve
less daunting and costly for new collectors and sellers alike. Our motive is rooted in creating
a fair and inclusive marketplace where everyone can participate with confidence and

Our Mission

Our mission at Numis Heritage Gallery is to go beyond being a marketplace. We aspire to be
the global hub, a trusted authority, and a comprehensive resource for collectors and
enthusiasts of fine art, exquisite jewels, rare collectibles, Numismatic & Notaphily, Postal
Stationary & Philately, Exonumia & Vintage, Art & Artifacts, Antiques & Curious, and other
esteemed objects of value. We are dedicated to curating an extensive collection, providing
accurate information, and fostering a community that shares a passion for the preservation
and appreciation of precious artifacts.

Through our online platform and physical galleries, we aim to connect collectors, sellers, and
experts from around the world, offering a seamless and immersive experience. Our
commitment is to empower collectors by providing them with the tools, knowledge, and
opportunities necessary to build remarkable collections, make informed decisions, and
explore the diverse world of collectibles with confidence.

Our Motive and Mission together shape our vision of a vibrant and inclusive collectibles
ecosystem, where heritage is celebrated, knowledge is shared, and collectors find inspiration,
value, and fulfilment in their pursuit of exceptional treasures.

Our Values

Integrity: We uphold honesty and fairness as the foundation of our enterprise, ensuring ethical
conduct in all aspects of our operations.

Transparency: We embrace transparency, fostering clarity and openness that empower our
clients, partners, and colleagues to make well-informed decisions.

Expertise: Our success lies in providing our clients with unrivalled expertise and guidance,
leveraging our deep knowledge and experience in the field.

Efficiency: We are committed to assisting our clients, partners, and colleagues in optimizing
their time and resources, ensuring a streamlined and efficient experience.

Innovation: We continuously strive to innovate and improve our services, harnessing the
power of technology and creative thinking to enhance convenience and utility for all

Long-Term Perspective: We seek to forge sustainable, mutually beneficial partnerships and
agreements with our clients and partners, always focusing on long-term growth and success
for all involved.


In our relentless pursuit of excellence, we continually strive to enhance our services to
provide our esteemed patrons with a seamless and enriching experience through our E-Auctions.
Additionally, our website will serve as a valuable and influential tool for research
and study purposes. We wholeheartedly welcome your valuable suggestions and proposals, as
they play a vital role in helping us further elevate our services to new heights.

We cordially invite you to explore our newly launched website, www.numisheritage.com, and
immerse yourself in the unparalleled dedication to personalized service that defines our
gallery. With our longstanding commitment to serving the Indian coin collecting community,
we assure you that your satisfaction remains our utmost priority. We firmly believe that coin
collecting is not merely a business venture but an enduring passion, and we are deeply
committed to understanding and fulfilling the needs and desires of like-minded collectors.

Please feel free to contact us via email or phone with any suggestions or proposals you may
have. Your feedback is highly valued as we continuously strive to exceed your expectations.

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