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Friday, 20 March 2015

2009 Year Proof set coins history with Market estimates

 1)2009 – HOMI BHABHA BIRTH CENTENARY YEAR

                                2009 – HOMI BHABHA BIRTH CENTENARY YEAR
Denomination
Rs 100,Rs 10
Description
Homi baba
Issue Price (Face value)
Rs 1400 /-
Approx. Market Price
Rs 3000/-
Mint
Mumbai
100 Rs
Alloy , 35 grams, 44mm, 200 serrations (SILVER)
10 Rs
Nickel brass, 7.71 grams, 27 mm ,100 serrations

  ü  Indian Nuclear physist and architect of Indian Atomic energy program
  ü  TIFT, BARC Research institutions started
  ü  Father of Indian Nuclear Program


                    2)   2009   Saint Alphonsa  Birth centenary (1910-2009)

                     2009   Saint Alphonsa  Birth centenary (1910-2009)
Denomination
Rs 100,Rs 5
Description
SAINT ALPHONSA BIRTH CENTENARY
Issue Price (Face value)
Rs 1400 /-
Approx. Market Price
Rs 3000/-
Mint
Mumbai
100 Rs
Alloy , 35 grams, 44mm, 200 serrations (SILVER)
5 Rs
Nickel brass, 6 grams, 23 mm ,100 serrations

ü  She is catholic saint lived for 35 years
ü  Born in 19th Aug 1910 Arpookara Village of Changansery (Kottayam,Kerala)
ü  She was declared as servant of God
ü  Hundreds of miraculous cures are claimed for her intervention , many of them involving straightening of clubbed feet possibly because of her deformed feet herself
ü  Her cures are published in Passion flower magazine.
ü  Pope Bendict X VI on 12th oct 2008 announced her as saint (canonization ) at St. Peters square.


 3) 2009  “Annadurai” -  Perarignar Anna Centenary (1909-1969) Conjeevaram Natarajan Annadurai


                     2009  “Annadurai” -  Perarignar Anna Centenary (1909-1969) Conjeevaram Natarajan Annadurai
Denomination
Rs 100,Rs 5
Description
Perarignar Anna
Issue Price (Face value)
Rs 2310 /-
Approx. Market Price
Rs 4000/-
Mint
Kolkatta
100 Rs
Alloy , 35 grams, 44mm, 200 serrations (SILVER)
5 Rs
Nickel brass, 6 grams, 23 mm ,100 serrations

ü  First member of Dravidian Party and non congress leader to form major Govt of India
ü  Born in middle class family ,acted movies ,school teacher ,worked as journalist in Madras Presidency
ü  Various protests against ruling party congress at centre took him to prison ;  last of which was during anti Hindi agitation in 1965.
ü  He renamed madras state to Tamil Nadu
ü  Given govt benefits like subsidiary in rice etc which became very popular
ü  Many institutions /organizations are named
ü  Next Ramachandran 1972 named party to ADMK
ü  His funeral has highest number of attendance till data earning Guinness record.

4) 2009 - 200th Birth Anniversary of Louis Braille 1809 -2009





                                2009 - 200th Birth Anniversary of Louis Braille 1809 -2009
Denomination
Rs 100,Rs 2
Description
Louis Braille with Braille chars (punch holes for blind on coin)
Issue Price (Face value)
Rs 1133 /-
Approx. Market Price
Rs 4000/-
Mint
Kolkata
100 Rs
Alloy , 35 grams, 44mm, 200 serrations (SILVER)
2 Rs
Nickel brass, 5.6 grams, 27 mm ,100 serrations

ü  Inventor of Braille, a system of read write used by blind/visually impaired
ü  At the age of 3 years , one bad day on his dad’s workshop, working on leather  unit accidentally hit an eye and later infections spread to second became complete blindness
ü  Although not given up, he started school and given new life to blind people by new concept paper punched with copper lines.
ü  200th Anniversary of his birth celebrated in every by exhibitions and symposiums about life and his achievements.


                               5) 2009  60 Years of Common wealth

                                2009  60 Years of Common wealth
Denomination
Rs 100,Rs 5
Description
Parliament building with Flag
Issue Price (Face value)
Rs 2310 /-
Approx. Market Price
Rs 3500/-
Mint
Mumbai
100 Rs
Alloy , 35 grams, 44mm, 200 serrations (SILVER)
5 Rs
Nickel brass, 6 grams, 23 mm ,100 serrations


ü  54 member states joined to promote human rights, democracy, good governance ,rule of law, individual liberty ,free trade ,world peace