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Sources and Historiography of Ancient Indian
General Features of Ancient Indian Coinage
Metals and Other Materials Used for Coins
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According Allan ancient Indian appears attributed Audumbara authority bearing believed Brāhmi bull called cast coins century B.C. Class coinage coins bearing common connection contain copper copper coins currency depicted devices discussed dynasty earlier early evidence example fact figure followed foreign four gold grains Greek Gupta hoard Ibid Imperial important included Indian coins indicate influence inscribed inscription INSI issued JNSI Kaušāmbi kings known Kuņinda Lahiri later legend light Mālavas marks Mathurā Maurya means mentioned metal mitra nishka Numismatic obverse occurs origin period pieces pointed probably prove published punch Punch-Marked Coins rattis refer regarded region represent reverse round rule rulers scholars shape silver coins Sircar Skandagupta Smith sometimes square standard suggested symbols Taxila term tribal tribe uninscribed usually varieties various weight Yaudheyas