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HC directs ASI to assess valuation of gold coins

Written by: Staff
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Kolkata, May 12 (UNI) Calcutta High Court today directed Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to assess the valuation of the century-old gold coins found in M P Birla's house.

The ancient gold coins were found in Mr Birla's house in South Kolkata by the court's special officers recently.

Justice Kalyanjyoti Sengupta passed the order on a petition filed by auditor R S Lodha, praying for assessment of the coins' value.

According to Fox&Mondal, the Solicitors of Mr Lodha, nearly 300 gold coins were found dating back to the Maurya and Mughal period.

The coins are now deposited in a national bank.

UNI XC SP VD RS1839

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