Lectures on Ancient Indian Numismatics

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Asian Educational Services, 1990 - Crafts & Hobbies - 229 pages
This book comprises of 5 lectures given by the author before the public at the university of Calcutta in 1920 21. The lectures are lengthy and scholarly and discuss (i) the importance of the study of Numismatics (ii) Antiquity of coinage in India (iii) Karshapana coins and their antiquity (these are coins which are mentioned in the Jataka tales) (iv) Science of coinage in Ancient India and finally (v) The history of coinage in ancient India. Mr. Dr. Bhandarkar was the son of the greal Indologist R.G. Bhandarkar
 

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Contents

Importance of the Study
1
Antiquity of Coinage
40
its Nature
76
Science of Coinage
124
History of Coinage
167
Index 213229
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