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Amit Rai Jain found the coins from a mound, known locally as the 'Katha mound' in Khekhra, close to the Delhi-Saharanpur highway, on Sunday.

Amit Rai Jain, a Baghpat-based businessman, has found 16 coins made of silver and copper which have a bull and a horseman engraved on them.

He found the coins from a mound, known locally as the 'Katha mound' in Khekhra, close to the Delhi-Saharanpur highway, on Sunday.

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  • Collectors are the people who pay ridiculous amounts of money just to get their hands on the ancient coins
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June 30, 2017: Coins have always been a source of exchange of goods and products. It has been used to make purchases in the economy and asses the value of the products in terms of other products. Interestingly, the coinage was even before the onset of modern world which tells us that the method of buying or exchange of products through monetary items existed long before.

Even now the old coins have huge coin values in the modern world. The collectors are the people who pay ridiculous amounts of money just to get their hands on the ancient coins at various auctions. Some of the costliest coins of the world are:

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