Overview for Coins of India: Specialized Study with Current Prices 1835-2012
This book will be a delight to numismatics or anyone interested in the collection valuation and study of coins. This catalogue book is a Specialized Study of Coins of India from pre independence era till date with valuations, description representative photos including proof and UNC sets highlighting the individual characteristics and composition of each of these coins.
Valuation, Variety and Visuals are the three main characteristics of this book. The valuation aims to give collectors an idea of what prices they may have to pay in Indian Rupees. Varieties in coins have been included, from where further research may be carried. Visuals of representative and rare coins have been provided. The book also provides a window into the legal provisions concerning numismatists.
The book has following main chapters, giving detailed description with fine illustrations.: 1. East India Company 2. British Empire Coins 3. Republic Coins 4. Commemorative Coins 5. Proof and UNC Sets.
The technical details of each coin : Year of issue., Rarity, Mintage, Size, valuation ( Fine, V. Fine and UNC ) are given with remarks for each type.
The book contains 344 pages, nearly 4,000 listings with current average market prices (Which is a unique feature), over 770 images, 4 appendices, bibliography and index.The book is highly useful for coin collectors. The printing of the book is very fine so all the illustrations given in the book are of high quality. It is a complete reference book for the lovers of old and new coins. The book is very useful and recommended for all coin collectors .