South Indian Coins


Coins of South India by Walter Elliot
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Coins of South India by Walter Elliot

Rs 1,250.00

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Contents: Preface. Alphabets of Southern India. Introduction. Ancient geography of the Dakhan. Principal dynasties of Southern India. Collections of their coins hitherto described and classification of their contents. I. Northern die coins: Andhras: i. Andhra dynasty according to the Puranas tested by. ii. Contemporary Greek historians. iii. Inscriptions. iv. Coins themselves. Conclusions drawn from the above for the chronology of the earlier Andhras. Era of the later Andhras or Andhra-Bhrtyas, and their supposed connection with the Saka era: i. Succession of the Andhra-Bhrtyas. ii. Memorials of Andhra rule. iii. Character of the Andhra coinage. Caromandel Coast die coins: 1. The Kurumbars. 2. The Pallavas. II: 1. Origins of South Indian metrical system. 2. Earliest indigenous coins: i. Gold coinage. ii. Silver. iii. Copper. 3. South-western coins. 4. Dynasties and coins of Kuntala: i. Kadamba dynasty. ii. Chalukya Empire (a) Western Chalukya dynasty. iii. Ratta or Rastrakuta dynasty of Manyakheta. iv. The Kalachuris of Kalyan. v. The Yadavas of Devagiri. vi. Yadavas of Dvarasamudra, commonly called Hoysla Ballalas. vii. Kakatiya of Ganapati dynasty of Warangal. viii. Eastern Chalukya dynasty. ix. Last Great Hindu Kingdom of Vijayanagar. x. The Vema Reddis of Kondavid. xi. Silaharas. xii. Wodeiyar dynasty of Maisur. III: 1. Coins of Dravida. 2. Dynasties of Dravida: i. Chera and Kongu dynasties. ii. Pandyan. iii. Chola dynasty. 3. Travancore, Cochin, and Kerala. 4. Concluding remarks: i. Modern gold pagodas. ii. Modern gold fanams. Appendices: 1. Recent discoveries of ancient Rastrakuta coins. 2. Correction of Eastern Chalukya genealogy. 3. Description of plate I. 4. Explanatory note to plates II, III and IV. 5. Plate II. 6. Plate III. 7. Plate IV.

 

 

 

 


Gold Fanams (1336-2000 AD) by Hans Herrli
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Gold Fanams (1336-2000 AD) by Hans Herrli

Rs 700.00

 

 

 

 

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This book is an elaborate work on Gold fanams in India .It gives information on weight, one sided- fanams, Legends, Attribution, note on genuine, copy, imitation, fabricated or fake fanams. The diverse kind of fanams that book cover are the Vira Raya fanam, the Ikkeri fanam, the Kali fanam, Cobra fanam, Fanams of Maratha of Tanjore, the Kanthirava fanams, fanams with nagri script, fanams with Arabic legends, fanams with psuedo-Persian legends, Haider Ali and Tipu Sultan fanams, modern fakes and fabricated fanams and lot of various unidentified fanams. The book has a very informative Appendix of Dynasties in South India, Account of Aloysis Cadamosto on weight and money in Calicut, notes on coinage of South India, Table of coins from E.Ives-1754 and an article on Indian Gold Myth and Reality

 


Karnataka Coins by K. Ganesh
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Karnataka Coins by K. Ganesh

Rs 900.00

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This book attempts to record the COINS of Karnataka rulers from 300 BC to the reign of the Wodeyars of Mysore. It deals with the Coins of Badami Chalukyas, Rashtrakutas, Western Gangas, Alupas, Chalukyas of Kalyana, Kalachuris, Kadambas, Yadavas, Hoysalas, Vijayanagar Empire, Bahmanis, Shahi Dynasty, Haidar Ali, Tipu Sultan and Wodeyars. Giving a brief historical account of each dynasty, it provides a detailed description of their coins-their style, size, weight, Metal and legends.


The Alupas, Coinage and History  by Govindraya Prabhu S & Nithyananda Pai M
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The Alupas, Coinage and History by Govindraya Prabhu S & Nithyananda Pai M

Rs 900.00

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History and catalog of Karnatic dynasty 5th-15th C.; Catalog of 180 coins with color photos and enlarged drawings. Information on forgeries. A thorough and attractively presented work on this limited series of gold fannams and Pagodas. 200p+40cpl, hc, 7x9.5", 2006

 


The Nolambas, Coinage and History by S.G Prabhu
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The Nolambas, Coinage and History by S.G Prabhu

Rs 600.00

 

 

 

 

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History of South Indian dynasty (735-1052AD) and catalogue of 100 gold coins.134pg,fig + Plates

 


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