10 April 2012

New Book on Coins of India..


Book Review :


Specialized Study with Current Prices (1835 - 2012)



A new book  Coins of India by Prof VK Gupta, Neha Gupta and Varun Nischal  was recently released  at New Delhi. This book is first of its kind on Indian Coins, published in India.

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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.

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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 .

The book is priced 1,600/-, $60.  Readers may contact Prof VK Gupta for the book .

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Authors : Prof VK Gupta, Neha Gupta and Varun Nishchal

Published By
Prof.(Dr.)Vijay Kumar Gupta
140, S.F.S.Flats,Ashok Vihar, Phase-4.
Mob:+91-9810955593,Ph:+91-11-27305000,+91-11- 27302506
profvkg@gmail.com  , profvkg@yahoo.co.in

Other Books by Prof. (Dr.) V. K. Gupta

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• Conservation Restoration and Philatelic Chemistry : Be Awakened my F.I.P., ( Fédération Internationale de Philatélie) pp. 208, Index. Genuine Leather Bound Rs 3, 600/-. Hardbound Rs. 1,500. (A dot yourself book for conducting workshops).

• Kautilīya Arthaśastra. A Legal,Critical and Analytical Study. Pp.474,Index.Hardbound.Rs1,250.

• Thematic Philately. pp. 192. Index. Hard Bound Rs 250. (Out of Print)

• Gwalior Postal History and Stamps (1837-1950). pp.210, Index.Genuine leather bound.Rs300(Out of Print)

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