2004 150 Years of India Post Commemorative Coin Set

In the year 2004, India Post, one of the Largest Postal Network in the World celebrated 150 years of its existence. His Excellency, the President of India Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam released the commemorative coin set to collectors minted by the India Government mint at Kolkata. Details of the Coin Set is as below,

Date of Booking to Numismatic Hobbyists & Coin Investors
15-Jan-2005 through 31-Mar-2005

Proof Coin Sets
2 coin set – 100 Rupees & Rupee (blister packaging) issued at a price of Rs 850
2 coin set – 100 Rupees & Rupee (blister packaging) – Re-strike was issued a ta price of Rs 2,300 in 2008
Due to Heavy Investment interests and Market Speculation in this coin set, the Government of India made special provisions to re-issue already issued Commemorative Sets. Correspondence between the various ministries of the Government authorizing the Security and Minting Corporation of India Ltd to re-strike is available with us. We’ll publish it shortly for the sake of information to collectors.

UNC Coin Sets
2 coin set – 100 Rupees & Rupee (blister pack) issued at a price of mere Rs 480
2 coin set – 100 Rupees & Rupee (blister pack) – Re-strike was issued at price of Rs 2,000 in 2008 [Huge difference due to jump in the price of Silver]

Photos of the 150 Years of India Post Commemorative Coin Set


Design Specifications of Coins in the above Set

100 Rupees Silver 50 Copper 40 Nickel 5 and Zinc 5 35 gms 44 mm Circular Milled / 200
1 Rupee Stainless Steel 4.85 25 Circular Plain

Current Market Price of this Set

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