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Offline kansal888

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A Competition & Prize for You: Identification
« on: July 08, 2012, 04:29:01 PM »
Dear Friends

Some of you might have noticed my new profile picture. It carries some significance to Republic India Coinage. I request you to please identify it correctly. The first person to identify it correctly stands a chance to win a prize. The prize will be beautiful 5Rs Proof Coin of Tagore. The rules of the competition are as follows:

(a) The competition is open till 20:00 hrs IST Sunday (July 15, 2012)
(b) The first person to identify it correctly will get a prize
(c) The prize will be 5 Rs Tagore Proof in nice packing
(d) I hereby ban Mr Oracle from participating in the competition since he already had the prize (see his profile pic)  ;D  ;D  ;D
(e) The person who comes close to identifying it will get a picture of the coin (not actual coin)  ;D  ;D  ;D
(f) If it is not correctly identified within the permitted timeframe; I reserve the right to not disclose the correct answer  ;D  ;D  ;D

HAPPY HUNTING

Sanjay Kansal

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Re: A Competition & Prize for You: Identification
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2012, 05:03:04 PM »
i dont know why am i not allowed to participate in these competetions.  whatever happened to equal opportunity

i can give the answer for one vvip set of your choice

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Re: A Competition & Prize for You: Identification
« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2012, 05:05:18 PM »
Hehe , Sanjay hasn't banned me yet... That coin is mine ! ;D

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Re: A Competition & Prize for You: Identification
« Reply #3 on: July 08, 2012, 06:44:34 PM »
One more rule

(g) Guesswork is allowed (no negative marking for wrong answers)..even wildest guesses are welcome..

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Re: A Competition & Prize for You: Identification
« Reply #4 on: July 08, 2012, 07:15:15 PM »
Hehe , Sanjay hasn't banned me yet... That coin is mine ! ;D

you can ban him if u like  ;D ;D ;D ;D

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Re: A Competition & Prize for You: Identification
« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2012, 09:13:33 PM »
Looks like a silver mint token that comes with proof/ VIP sets.  ;D
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Mackie

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Re: A Competition & Prize for You: Identification
« Reply #6 on: July 08, 2012, 10:32:17 PM »
Looks like a silver mint token that comes with proof/ VIP sets.  ;D

at least tell them what you want kansal ji

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Re: A Competition & Prize for You: Identification
« Reply #7 on: July 08, 2012, 11:38:41 PM »
Well to describe anything as RS in Australia is something not very pleasant. So why do we have an RS coin shown?

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Re: A Competition & Prize for You: Identification
« Reply #8 on: July 09, 2012, 06:06:14 AM »
Dear Friends

Some of you might have noticed my new profile picture. It carries some significance to Republic India Coinage. I request you to please identify it correctly. The first person to identify it correctly stands a chance to win a prize. The prize will be beautiful 5Rs Proof Coin of Tagore. The rules of the competition are as follows:

(a) The competition is open till 20:00 hrs IST Sunday (July 15, 2012)
(b) The first person to identify it correctly will get a prize
(c) The prize will be 5 Rs Tagore Proof in nice packing
(d) I hereby ban Mr Oracle from participating in the competition since he already had the prize (see his profile pic)  ;D  ;D  ;D
(e) The person who comes close to identifying it will get a picture of the coin (not actual coin)  ;D  ;D  ;D
(f) If it is not correctly identified within the permitted timeframe; I reserve the right to not disclose the correct answer  ;D  ;D  ;D

HAPPY HUNTING

Sanjay Kansal

R S is the initials in the centre of the truncation of the Bust of William IIII coins of East India Company. R S Stands for Robert Saunders who was the MInt Master at the Calcutta Mint from 1826 to 1836.............................But its significance to Republic India Coinage could be a Very Wild & Funny  Guess.....................R S in republic India parlance can stand for Ravi Sharma who is believed to have great clout over the CAlcutta mint and without being the official mintmaster has a influence on the Designs (Read Errors) of the Calcutta mint coins......... :P

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Re: A Competition & Prize for You: Identification
« Reply #9 on: July 09, 2012, 07:28:44 AM »
Since there are no negative marking for guesses and the first change in Sanjay's profile picture read ears (which he later modified to read only AR, I guess it would be Years...... so something / some where from a coin which is to commemorate xxx years of some occasion......., the AR also showing that the coin in question is a silver.........

Amit
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paisepagal

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Re: A Competition & Prize for You: Identification
« Reply #10 on: July 09, 2012, 08:00:23 AM »
I thought only I saw that change by cheeky Kansal. Now I have to work faster coz i know asm is on the case too!  ;)

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Re: A Competition & Prize for You: Identification
« Reply #11 on: July 09, 2012, 08:15:26 AM »
RS for Rajya Shabha (Upper House) of Parliament........ So a coin to commerate 60 Years of Parliament?

Amit
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paisepagal

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Re: A Competition & Prize for You: Identification
« Reply #12 on: July 09, 2012, 08:23:36 AM »
Applying my mind a bit here  ;) ...we need to look for a legend which may be horizontally or vertically straight containing the letters "EARS".. I'm going with Civil Aviation coin. I think it's the 5Rs coin which on some ebay postings looks more silvery than golden in colour

And is that a die crack i see ?

Edit: On second thought, I'll go with the 100Rs proof coin...the die crack issue would have come up if it was a circulation Rs5 coin..and the pic seems to have uneven frosting...typical of the mint  >:(

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Re: A Competition & Prize for You: Identification
« Reply #13 on: July 09, 2012, 08:40:36 AM »
YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSS...........You hit the nail on the head.........Now let us wait for Sanjay to confirm........

Amit
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Re: A Competition & Prize for You: Identification
« Reply #14 on: July 09, 2012, 09:33:19 AM »
RS could be Rajya Sabha or Rupees Remote Sensing, Recommended Standard or any of the hundred other things... ;D  ;D  ;D  ;D