How many historic places in India have you visited? India is a vibrant country with so many cultures and traditions that you wouldn’t have to go anywhere else. Almost like there is a world within India. There are many ways in which you can learn about these traditions, cultures and rich historical heritage. The most common approach would be to read related books and research online. The other way would be through numismatics. Numismatics is a name given to the study of coins. When you start collecting and studying about Coins of India, you will slowly get a sense of our glorious past. Every Indian coin tells a story that many of us wouldn’t be aware of. Coins in India have been issued right since ancient times. Coins issued from 4th century BCE under the regime of various rulers of different janapadas like Magadha Maurya are absolutely spectacular. Then there are Indian coins issued by foreign invaders that are sought after by collectors all over the world, many of which are sold for impressive amounts.
The few qualities that one must possess while collecting coins in India are dedication, discipline and patience. You need to always be vigilant as a collector; you never know when, where and how you might find an interesting Rare Indian coin to boast about. More than quantity, you must focus on the quality of your collection. Look out for rare Indian coins which are in great condition. These coins will never put you down when it comes to reselling them at auctions. Besides that, you must visit ongoing events, exhibitions and seminars related to coins of India so you are meeting experts on a regular basis and staying up-to-date.
Last but not the least; you must make sure that you are keeping your collection of Indian coins safe from any kind of oxidation, moisture or dust. Investing in the right kind of coin accessories is something that most collectors neglect.
So start collecting coins of India and explore Indian history like never before!