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Indian Coin Heritage by A V Narasimha Murthy

Indian Coin Heritage by A V Narasimha Murthy

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About the Book:

Contents: Foreword. Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Technology of minting coins in India. 3. Special features of Indian coins. 4. Coins of the ancient period. 5. Coins of early medieval India. 6. Sultanate and Mughal coins. 7. Vijayanagara and later coins. 8. Foreign and modern coins. 9. Coins as mirrors of religion and culture. 10. Estimate and epilogue. Index. Illustrations.

From the preface: "This book contains ten chapters. The first one is in the form of an introduction, while the next chapter discusses the technology of minting. The third chapter focusses attention on the special features of our coinage. The next five chapters are devoted to a study of coins of various dynasties from the ancient period to the modern times. The ninth chapter highlights the part played by coins in understanding the religious and cultural conditions of the various periods. Finally there is an evaluation of our coinage as made by ancient and medieval foreign travellers.




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