Have you ever in your wildest imagination thought that one rupee currency can make you a millionaire, if not then think of it now because the story which we are about to narrate to you here will change your entire perceptive about the value of one rupee or you may find it difficult to believe that something like this can happen in our country.
In our everyday life, we come across different denominations of Indian currencies, which we either transact with the shopkeepers or deposit the same into the banks. But there many notes which have a rare serial number imprinted on it and the world over, there are collectors of such rare currencies, who do not mind paying millions of rupees for that one note. We are not talking just in the air, E-bay, number one e-commerce portal in the world has many such examples where people auction Indian currencies of 1 rupee to 1000 which starts from few lakhs and goes up to several millions of rupees.
It may sound little weird when you come across such bids which are placed online on the eBay portal, where people sell their 1 rupee notes with serial number 786 for as much as 195 million rupees (1.95CR) and one hundred rupees note for 21 million while 1000 rupees note is being sold for 100 million rupees (1CR). These are just a few examples while eBay has such thousands of listings on their portal.
There are many collector buffs world over who have lots of money and they are always in search of a collector’s item and would not mind paying a huge sum for anything that catches their attention. And that is why people are selling the rare notes online. There is an example of currency with the signature of Montek Singh Ahluwalia, who is an Indian economist, is sold for 200,000 on the eCommerce website eBay.
The currency of 1000 rupees is being sold at 1 crore rupees which, according to the seller has ink smeared over it while printing and it has a rare number of 786 786 imprinted on it which is very rare. The 786 serial number is one of the hot selling series in the rare currencies. 10 rupees note having a serial number of 786 is being sold for rupees one lakh.
These notes have various categories such as misprints, ink smear, without serial numbers, print errors, fancy numbers and very old and rare notes. Most of the notes are put up on the auction and the highest bidders suppose to pay for it.
So next time when you go shopping around or depositing the money in the bank, make sure that you check the serial numbers on it, as you never know that you may transact that rarest note which might make you a millionaire.
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Goa Prism News Desk