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Seminar papers on the chronology of the punch-marked coins.

Seminar papers on the chronology of the punch-marked coins.

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Published by Dept. of Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology, College of Indology, Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coins, Indic.,
  • Numismatics -- India.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEditors A.K. Narain & Lallanji Gopal.
    SeriesMemoirs, of the Dept. of Ancient Indian History, Culture & Archaeology -- no. 1
    ContributionsNarain, Awadh K, ed., Gopal, Lallanji ed., Banaras Hindu University. Dept. of Ancient Indian History, Culture, and Archaeology.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 186 p.
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19269144M

      Punch Mark Coins, Magadha Janapada, BC, Early Archaic Series These 10 Punch Mark Coins (PMC) reveal a variety of symbols - sun, 6 armed solar symbol, animals, taurine, fish, dots and geometric shapes. Many glyphics including the crocodile + fish combination on many punch-marked coins from Gandhara to Karur of the historical periods starting from ca. BCE, an evidence of continuance of the writing system together with kharoshthi or brahmi script inscriptions.

    Punch-marked Coins, Surashtra Janapada (5th century BC), Silver, g, ¼ Karshapana, Single-symbol type with a big bold Shrivatsa symbol (representing Goddess Lakshmi) in the center with ancillary symbols around on obv. Unifaced and punched once only and not multiple times as seen mostly on these coins and hence the rarity, About Extremely. PUNCH MARKED COINS (L:T:P: =4 Credits) UNIT-I. Historical background of India from 6th Century BC to 1st Century BC. UNIT-II. Punch-marked Coins-Materials-Technique-Physical features-Dristribution-Chronology. UNIT-III. Punch Marked Coins of Northern, Central and Southern India-Distribution-Symbols-Political Affiliations-Chronology.

    The earliest of such coins were casted coins & die-struck only on one side, and were thus uniface and because they had one to five marks incused on a single side, they are termed 'Punch Mark' coins. These punch mark coins are uniface & remained in use till B.C; subsequently both sides began to be embossed with the bust and legend. The Making of the Indian Nation. Bombay. Asia Publishing. pp, bibliography, index, worn, chipped and soiled dustjacket, now protected, cloth covered boards and spine disc.


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Seminar papers on the chronology of the punch-marked coins Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Seminar papers on the chronology of the punch-marked coins. [Awadh K Narain; Lallanji Gopal; Banaras Hindu University. Department of. After the Mauryan period, punch-marked coins continued to be issued in large quantities. Similarly, the coinage of the Mauryan Empire was an example of the punch-marked coinage of Magadha.

Each coin contained on average 50–54 grains of silver depending on wear and 32 rattis in weight, and earlier coins are flatter than later coins.

Punches on these coins count to different types with the. Seminar papers. From inside the book. What people are Maharashtra Maharathi MaharaUii mentioned Mirashi motif mound Nahapana Nasik Nevasa numismatic obverse Pitalkhora place-names punch-marked coins Puranas Rano records rectangular region reverse river Roman Sadas Sankalia Satanikota Satavahana coins Satavahana period Satavahana.

Seminar Papers on the Local Coins of Northern India, C B. to A.D. Editor: A. Narain, Assisted by J. Singh & Nisar Ahmad Issue 2 of Memoirs of the Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture & Archaeology Issue 2 of Memoirs, Memoirs: Editor: Awadh K. Seminar Papers on the Chronology of the Punch-Marked Coins 18 papers; uses pre-Cribb chronology, based on a fantasy of Kausambi, therefore no longer reliable.

p,7x",sc,; Punch-marked coins are considered the earliest documented coins in India. Chennai: When the barter system lost credibility in ancient times, a uniform currency system came into being.

I have a photographic memory of Prof. Kosambi’s participation in the Seminar on the Chronology of Punch-marked Coins organised by the Department in the Hall of the Numismatic Society of India.

Prof. Kosambi placed his views with absolute clarity. He brought his knowledge of many disciplines and languages to bear on the problem. A Catalogue of the Greek and Indo-Greek Coins in the Department by Dr. T.P. Verma. Archaeology of Population, by Dr.

Makkhan Lal. The Aryans, the Veda and the Kaliyuga Era of B.C., by Shri Kailash Chandra Varma. Language: English Pages: (48 B/W Plates) Preface Two Separate Hoards of Silver Punch-marked Coins are described in this Memoir.

They were both found in the Bhir-Mound at Taxila. the Larger Find of silver coins of the Older Class inwhich are described in Part I and the Smaller Find of debased-silver coins of the Later Class inwhich are described in Part : Mr.

Walsh. Seminar Papers on the Local Coins of Northern India BC to AD 32 essays on Tribal coins; few illos. p, 6x, sc, Spotting on cover. Rajgor, Dilip: Punch-marked Coins of Early Historic India Comprehensive catalog of types ( illos) of pre-&-Mauryan punchmarks attributed to issuing states by hoard provenance.

exhaustive papers titled 'Classification and Signficance of Symbols on Silver Punch-marked Coins of Ancient Inda' 15 and 'Observations on Different Types of Silver Punch-marked Coins, their Periods and Locale.

16 In the first paper () he refuted the view that PMC were private issues, pointed out to the. Narain A. & Gopal, L. (eds.) Seminar papers on the Chronology of Punch-marked Coins.

Varanasi. Narain, A. Seminar Papers on the Local Coins of Northern India, Varanasi. Prasad, D. “Classification and Significance of the symbols on the silver Punch-marked coins of Ancient India”.

JNSI. XIV and XLVII. Shastri, A.M. The majority of the punch-marked coins made of silver weighed about 56 grains or 32 rattis. The weight-system of the punch-marked coins as well as all the other ancient Indian coins was based on the red and black seeds of a particular variety of tree called Abrus precatorius.

Punch mark definition is - a small counterstamp on a coin or other metal object. These coins were termed by numismatists as Imperial series of punch marked coins.

The imperial series coins weighed 32 rattis in weight and termed as Karshapanas. The coins are pieces of silver metal sheet of varying thickness, but they weighed almost the same (50. Punch-marked coins, Kosala Janapada (5th century BC), Silver, g, Karshapana, four-symbols type with the S-symbol of the Janapada, a pair of Triskelis and a the fourth symbol consisting of a crescent with dots on obv, a number of counter-marks on the rev make the coin slightly scyphate.

About the Book This monograph deals with a very important phase of Indian history, spanning c. and c. During the period iron technology diffused, transforming and multiplying tools; cities arose and commerce spread; the caste system assumed practically all its essential features; powerful states were formed, with armies and bureaucracies; and, finally, jainism and Buddhism brought.

Thisfeature helps to distinguish the coins of one area from another. The reverse side of the coin was impressed withminute symbols. Mauryan Punch mark coins - BCEIssued initially by merchant Guilds and later by States, the coins represented a trade currency belonging to aperiod of intensive trade activity and urban development.

On the money From punch-marked coins to UPI, a brief history of money in India With the launch of the United Payment Interface, financial transactions could see a major : Anupam Gupta. Moreover, the bird is associated with many other Hindu deities, specially Kriśņa.

Indeed, the bird is seen on coins of all periods of Indian history, right from the Mauryan punch-marked coins down to the issues of the Setupatis of Ramnad in Tamilnadu (17th Century). Thus not all peacock-coins can be attributed to the Kārttikeya cult.

Conclusions. Contents: Preface. Research papers: Numismatics: 1. Punch-marked coinage of Kosala--towards a classification/T.R. Hardaker, Oxford, Britain. 2. Silver punch-marked coins from Magadha--an unknown type/Savita Sharma, Banaras Hindu University, India.

3. Coins in the reconstruction of the political history of ancient Bihar/B.P. Sinha, Patna, India. 4.A History of Ancient and Early Medieval India is the most comprehensive textbook yet for undergraduate and postgraduate students. It introduces students to original sources such as ancient texts, artefacts, inscriptions and coins, illustrating how historians construct history on their basis.Category: Numismatics (Coins) View Categories / Numismatics (Coins) Sort.

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