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Coin Bookings

Coin Booking Advert in the Year 2014

This section gives details of New Coins bookings released in 2014 and available for Booking. One has to directly book the coins from Mint. If you are a new reader, the article on booking coins from Mint may be of help.

12-August-2014:
The Series 4 of bookings from Hyderabad mint. Again 6 Single Coin sets are open for bookings. The date is from 12-Aug-2014 to 11-Oct-2014.
The sets available are
Rs 10 @ 360. A Rs 10 increase from the previous price.
60 Years of Coir Board 1953-2013(Rs. 10 Bi Metalic)

Rs 5 @ 312. A Rs 12 increase from the previous price.
60 Years of India Government Mint Kolkata 1952-2012(Rs. 5 NI-BR )
150 Years of Kuka Movement 1857-2007 (RS.5 NI-BR)
150th of Birth Anniversary of Madan Mohan Malaviya 1861-2011(Rs.5 NI-BR)
150th Birth Anniversary of Motilal Nehru 2012(Rs.5 NI-BR)
150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda -2013(Rs.5 NI-BR)








8-June-2014:
The first booking for the year by Mumbai Mint. The coins of 60 Years of Coir Board. The bookings are open from 9-June-2014 to 30-July-2014. As usual one can book online or via post. 
It a surprise that the Coir Board coin jumped the queue ahead of the Mata Vaishno Devi and Acharya Tulsi coins.
The proof is priced at 3295/- and the UNC at 2769/-




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Coin Booking Advert in the Year 2013




This section gives details of New Coins released in 2013, Booking Advertising  Online Booking or Coins from the Mints directly

28-Nov-2013:
The Mumbai Mint has put out an Adv to issue the Coins of 150th Birth Anniversary of Motilal Nehru.
The Proof is priced at 3655/- and UNC at 3180. The bookings are open from 28-Nov-2013 to 10-Jan-2014.





04-Oct-2013:
Mumbai Mint has put out an Adv to issues the Temple coin from the Mint counters. The Proof is priced at Rs 5056 and the UNC at 4740. Against the original issue prices of Rs 4775 and Rs 4435. Its to be seen whether this will bring down the prices of the coins in the Market. Currently the UNC is doing around 7.5 K and Proof around 8.5K.




19-Mar-2013:
Bookings Open from 19-April-2013 to 10-June-2013

The Mumbai Mint has started booking for

  • 150th  Birth Anniversary of Madan Mohan Malaviya; Proof at 3607/- and UNC at 3125/-
  • 150 Years of Kuka Movement; Proof at 3067 and UNC at 3125




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31-Mar-2013
Bookings open from 1-April-2013 to 31-May-2013

In an April fools surprise for Dealers, Kolkata Mint has come up with bookings of new coin sets as well as re-strike of 3 old set. Although the prices for re-strike are high, they are still less than what the dealers are charging. This should bring some cheer to the collectors and prevent hoarding by dealers in future.

The Sets Available are:

  • Swami Vivekananda 150th Birth Anniversary - [Rs 150 & Rs 5], Proof at Rs 4414 and UNC 3995
  • 60 Years of India Govt Mint [Rs 60 and Rs 5], Proof at 3408 and UNC at 2950
  • 60 Years of India Govt Mint [Rs 60], Proof at 2944
  • Sant Tukaram [Rs 100, Rs 50, Rs 10 & Rs 2], Proof Rs 10,000 and UNC Rs 9534
  • Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee [Rs 100, Rs 50, Rs 10 & Rs 2], Proof Rs 8101 & UNC 7667
  • Lal Bahadur Shastri [Rs 100 & Rs 5], Proof 8101 & UNC 7667





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27-January-2013
Booking open from 27-Jan-2013 to 27-Mar-2013

Hyderabad Mint has come up with tons of Single Coins as well as High Denomination Coins for Bookings.
The set's available are:

  • Platinum Jubilee of Reserve Bank of India 1935 - 2010 A set of Two coins (Rs.75-QA & Rs.10-Bi-metallic)  - Rs 3300
  • C.Subramaniam Birth Centenary - 2010 A set of Two coins Rs.100-QA & Rs.5-Nickel-Brass) - Rs 3200
  • 150 years of Comptroller & Auditor General of India (Rs.5) - Rs 300
  • 100 Years Of Indian Council Of Medical Research (ICMR) - 2011(Rs.5) - Rs 300
  • 100 Years Of Civil Aviation Of India-2011 (Rs.5) (Nickel-Brass) - Rs 300
  • 100 Years of Civil Aviation of India-2011 A set of Two coins (Rs.100-QA & Rs.5-Nickel-Brass) - Rs 3200
  • 100 Years of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)-2011(Rs.100-QA & Rs.5-Nickel-Brass) - Rs 3200
  • Platinum Jubilee of Reserve Bank of India 1935-2010 (Rs.10) (Bi-metallic) - Rs 350
  • Platinum Jubilee of Reserve Bank of India 1935-2010 (Rs.5) (Nickel-Brass) - Rs 300
  • Platinum Jubilee of Reserve Bank of India 1935-2010 (Rs.2) (FSS) - Rs 250
  • Platinum Jubilee of Reserve Bank of India 1935-2010 (Re.1) (FSS) - Rs 200

This is the first time the Hyderabad mint is comming up with Higher denomination coin set. However its not clear as to why they choose the same themes. This would be for the first time in the history of Indian Coinage that UNC sets of higher denomination are being released by 2 mints.


















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