1996 - Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel - Proof Set

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A commemorative was finally released in memory of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in the Year 1996. Unlike other leaders there was no occasion like Birth Centenary, it was just a year after he was awarded posthumously Bharat Ratan.
The details are;

Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel (31 October 1875 – 15 December 1950) was a political and social leader of India who played a major role in the country's struggle for independence and guided its integration into an united, independent nation. He was called as "Iron Man of India". In India and across the world, he was often addressed as Sardar which means Chief in many languages of India.
He rose to the leadership of the Indian National Congress and was at the forefront of rebellions and political events, organising the party for elections in 1934 and 1937, and promoting the Quit India movement.
As the first Home Minister and Deputy Prime Minister of India, Patel organised relief for refugees in Punjab and Delhi, and led efforts to restore peace across the nation. Patel took charge of the task to forge a united India from the 565 semi-autonomous princely states and British-era colonial provinces. Using frank diplomacy backed with the option (and the use) of military action, Patel's leadership enabled the accession of almost every princely state. Patel was also one of the earliest proponents of property rights and free enterprise in India.
Patel was officially awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour posthumously in 1991. Patel's birthday, 31 October, is celebrated nationally in India as Sardar Jayanti.

Proof Set:
Coins of Rs 100, Rs 50, Rs 10 and Rs 2

Proof Set 2: 
Coins of Rs 100 and Rs 50

Proof Set 3:
Single Coin of Rs 100

UNC Set:
Refer to the Next Post


  1. Wt is the right price for this set pl tell

  2. The four coin proof set should be in the range of 10K - 12K.