Odishatv Bureau

Are you fond of collecting antique things? Do you have a habit of collecting old coins? Because, there are website where you can sell those antique coins and may earn in lakhs!

At a time when Covid-19 pandemic crisis has brought financial hardships for millions of people, here is an opportunity for you to  become a millionaire. 

All you need to have is Rs 5 or Rs 10 coins with an engraved image of Mata Vaishno Devi. It may be noted that Hindus consider such coins as symbol of good luck.

 A limited number of such coins were first released in the year 2002 by the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board. However, the value of these coins has increased and now, one can get up to Rs 10 lakh by selling these coins, as per DNA report.

Several media reports suggest that there are many e-commercial platform where one can put such coins on auction and several bidders will take part in the auction. One has to just register himself/herself on the e-commerce trading website and upload photographs of the old coin- both front and back. 

Then, the person has to add is his/her address, mobile number and email address.

The person bidding the maximum price will take away the coin. You may negotiate with the buyer to lock the final deal as suitable. The buyer may directly contact you and you can set the terms of payment and delivery.

Some e-commerce websites where such coins can be sold are:

  • India Mart: Click the direst link-  https://dir.indiamart.com/impcat/old-coins.html -- to visit the website
  • JJ Collection: Click the direst link-- https://indiancurrencies.com/ -- to visit the website
  • Pinterest: Click the direst link-- https://in.pinterest.com/080841052o/sell-old-coins/  --to visit the website

Meanwhile, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recently issued a warning message on the buying and seeling of old coins and notes online. "It has come to the notice of Reserve Bank of India that certain elements are fraudulently using the name/ logo of Reserve Bank of India, and seeking charges/ commission/ tax from public, in transactions related to buying and selling of old banknotes and coins through various online/ offline platforms," an RBI statement read.