Monday 1 September 2014
Indian Coins Collection, Old Coins and Currencies Collection by Ravi Somani
A much renounced name in the field of Numismatics, Mr. Ravi Somani, collects Bank Notes, rare coins and colorful stamps. He is collecting these numismatic items since the British period.
A massive collection of his bank notes and old coins of India is noteworthy.
He provides immense information about the ways to collect these items, the method to reach them and handle them afterwards. He is an intending guide to the upcoming numismatist. He guides about the precautions to be taken while collecting and investing in bank notes and coins.
Observing the coin or a bank note carefully makes oneself feel the thrill of being a numismatist. People become interested in these numismatic collectibles after they closely inspect the currency in their hands.
Collection of bank notes, make your time travel freely in your past and present. When one collects the paper currencies of his country, he explores different time periods his forefathers have been in, their custom, culture and tradition and essentially for knowing the history of his motherland. Once the collector assembles the diverse currencies of his country, he becomes the stockholder of the whole country’s economy.
Ravi Somani, being an expert lays out some guidelines for a bank notes collector. The first step to evaluation is to be familiar with the characteristics of an original paper note. In order to evaluate the characteristics of an original paper note, it is essential to have a common understanding of the printing procedure and the essentials used in creating the paper notes.
There are number of ways of accumulating the numismatic collectibles without spending a large fortune on them. One can begin collecting currencies featuring the legendaries of our country- the kings, queens, leaders, national emblem. Another way is to consider the historical context as the main criteria. For example, the British period in India, the period of the reign of a particular dynasty, the period after independence etc.
Handling the paper notes carefully is the next after the collection.
Bank notes or paper notes are made using paper. One must hold the notes with clean hands, to prevent transfer of oil or any dirt onto the paper. Food and beverages must be kept away to avoid spilling on the valuable bank notes. As the expected life of paper money is proportional to the careful handling of the paper money.
To invest in old coins and bank notes is much better to invest in gold which is unreachable to most of the people these days.
Gold can be still found in the goldmines but on the other hand, these old currencies are no more to be found as they are issued in a limited quantity. The scarcity of these numismatic collectibles leads to ascend the price of these coins and notes. Collecting old coins and notes have become today a unique and an interesting plus profiteering hobby. People are always in search of new leisure pursuits. This hobby gives you pleasure and earnings. So what’s better than this?
About the author- Kritika Khurana is a well- liked blog and article writer on old coins, paper notes and currencies. Her blogs are read and considered to gain more valuable information. To know more visit- http://www.ravisomani.com/