1 Rupee coins were sold for 10 crores, do you also have these coins? 10 crore for one rupee! Not a lottery, in an auction, the price of a one taka coin of India has gone up to 10 crore rupees.
The coin is 136 years old. The perimeter is a bit larger than the current one taka coin. The peculiarity of the coin is that it has a picture of Queen Victoria of England engraved on one side. On the other side is written in English letters ‘One Rupee India 175’.
The coin is believed to have been minted in a mint in Mumbai in 175 during the British rule in India. Nine years ago, the Indian currency changed little. Queen Victoria of the coin has been replaced by Empress Victoria or ‘Victoria Empress’. The coin that was auctioned is from that period.
Many people have a hobby of hoarding old coins, notes or foreign currency. Logistics for fulfilling all these hobbies are also available on the internet. There are opportunities to buy and sell old coins on different sites. A collector posted a picture of the coin from his collection on a similar website. The collectors then rushed to buy the coin.
Earlier, in June 1933, a US coin was sold for কোটি 16.9 million. In Indian currency which is equal to about 136 crores.
Source | anandabazar