Money is an intrinsic component of the cultural heritage of a country mirroring
its socio-economic history. India was one of the earliest issuers of coinage in
the world and has been home to many-a-monetary experiment recorded in history.
The RBI Monetary Museum aims at documenting and preserving this heritage. The Museum
proposes to put in place permanent, temporary and itinerant exhibits of the representative
coinage of India, paper currency, gold bars as well as financial instruments and
curiosities down the ages. It also aims at stimulating research and study on the
evolution of money around the Indian Ocean Rim and disseminating information to
the Public anent currency & finance.
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