Lahore: Kasur resident Shakeel Ahmad Khan has collected greater than 25,000 forex notes and cash from greater than 250 nations of the world. They even have greater than 10,000 commemorative tickets.
Speaking to the Express Tribune, 20 years in the past, when he was within the eighth grade, he turned concerned with accumulating cash, and by the point he graduated, his ardour had grown to the purpose of madness. They at present have about 5,000 forex notes of assorted denominations, 250,000 cash, 10,000 commemorative stamps and about 800 commemorative cash and medals from 250 nations world wide.
He mentioned that he had cash and forex notes used within the British period earlier than the institution of Pakistan, whereas within the first yr after the institution of Pakistan, solely British notes have been used on which the federal government of Pakistan was printed, these have been uncommon notes. They even have it. Similarly, Pakistan had printed its first forex observe from England. They even have these notes of various denominations. Neighboring India additionally has forex notes and cash. Similarly, talking of the subcontinent, they’ve all of the cash issued throughout the Mughal interval, the Sikh interval after which the British interval. Coins have been used as forex right here till the Sikh period, the primary time Queen Victoria issued a forex observe. This observe can also be included in her assortment. In addition, there are two and a half thousand yr previous cash from the time of Alexander the Great, cash from numerous states that got here into existence after him, whereas many such nations have merged or disappeared in different nations, additionally they have cash.
Shakeel Ahmad Khan says that depositing forex notes and cash will not be a simple process, the place it takes some huge cash, your ardour and keenness is essential. Asked how a lot the treasure can be value, Shakeel Ahmed mentioned, "They have never calculated it. It is a very valuable treasure. Understand that they have thousands of coins of gold, silver and various metals." One of those cash is value about 35,000 rupees in Pakistani rupees. It is a gold coin. He says his worth doesn't matter to him, however extra necessary is how previous and uncommon the observe or coin is.
He mentioned that there are two methods to gather forex notes and cash of various nations. One is that there are millions of folks world wide who’re concerned with accumulating cash and notes. You can alternate your previous forex notes and cash with them. The different approach is to purchase them for a value. The second technique could be very troublesome as it is vitally troublesome to pay in Pakistan. Shakeel Ahmed says that the gathering he has is usually collected by exchanges.
Shakeel Ahmad Khan additionally revealed that the Lahore Museum has the biggest assortment of cash however sadly the cash displayed within the museum aren’t actual however replicas. The museum administration desires probably the most helpful cash to be replicas, however the remainder will be actual shows.
Shakeel Ahmad Khan says that one rain treasure was stolen however not a lot harm was accomplished. Now as an alternative of conserving his assortment in a single place, he retains it in other places in order that God prepared, if there’s any loss, it may be minimized. There are nonetheless some nations that shouldn’t have previous and uncommon cash, they wish to get them however they’re very helpful and past their attain. If the federal government or an establishment builds a museum of the world's forex observe and coin collections, they’re prepared to donate all their collections.
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