What makes researching about Coins of India difficult?

Time and again we see auction houses all over the world selling coins of India for amazing prices. This goes to show that the demand for valuable coins in India is on the rise steadily. The reason for this is the fact that there is a lot of historical significance behind Coins of India. Each Indian coin speaks volumes about our glorious history. The Indian subcontinent was under the reign of various famous rulers and emperors. Everyone had their own coinage featuring various symbols that represented traditions of those times. Collecting and studying coins in India is a good way to dive into the depths of our past. The more you keep exploring, the more you would be fascinated indeed. Many of the coins in India feature devnagri scriptures while there are many others which depict Arabic scriptures. Numismatists research about these inscriptions in detail and have managed to discover unknown facts about history.

Ancient coins of India are thousands of years old. Coinage has evolved with time and has reflected different time periods. With so much to learn from Indian coins, research becomes a daunting task on most occasions. You could have a unique Indian coin in your collection, but it might happen that you don’t find anything much about it on the internet. There are very few websites where you will find well-categorized information about coins of India. Also, it is very difficult to find authenticated information on the internet about coins in India. It is always better to refer books and catalogues published by well-known researchers or numismatists. Moreover the types and varieties you would find of the same coin are endless. Grading and categorizing coins becomes extremely complex and time consuming. When you start collecting Indian coin, you will also have to meet experts from the domain once in a while. This exercise will further enhance your knowledge about coins in India.

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