A look at how Indian Medieval Coins evolved

In 712 AD, the Arabs conquered Sindh and ruled it as a province of the Caliphate. But during the 9th century AD, provincial governors established independent rule and struck their own coins. However, the coins of medieval India underwent changes in the 12th century, with the emergence of Turkish Sultans of Delhi. The unit of... Continue Reading →

Why Collectors Love Coins Of India?

We use currency so frequently in our lives that we do not put much thought on it. Before currency was introduced, barter system was used for transactions. For example an x amount of rice was exchanged for an x amount of milk. There was a need to introduce some kind of standard in transactions which... Continue Reading →

The Benefits of Learning about Coins of India

Every country issues its own coins that reflect different aspects about their own nation. Modern coins mostly are round in shape and feature portraits of famous personalities. They also have specific emblems on them that are symbolic to that particular country. Coins of India also have a history which is several centuries old. People belonging... Continue Reading →

Coins in India and their significance

History of Coins in India dates back to ancient times. Even the first coins of the world were minted in India. They were not circular like the ones that we find today. They were rectangular in shape and were made of silver of a specific weight. Ancient coins in India belonged to different janapadas. Each... Continue Reading →

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