South Indian Coins


Indian Coin Heritage by A V Narasimha Murthy
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Indian Coin Heritage by A V Narasimha Murthy

Rs 500.00

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.

 

 

 


Gold Fanams (1336-2000 AD) by Hans Herrli
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Gold Fanams (1336-2000 AD) by Hans Herrli

Rs 1,000.00

 

 

 

 

About the Book:

This book is an elaborate work on Gold fanams in India .It gives information on weight, one sided- fanams, Legends, Attribution, note on genuine, copy, imitation, fabricated or fake fanams. The diverse kind of fanams that book cover are the Vira Raya fanam, the Ikkeri fanam, the Kali fanam, Cobra fanam, Fanams of Maratha of Tanjore, the Kanthirava fanams, fanams with nagri script, fanams with Arabic legends, fanams with psuedo-Persian legends, Haider Ali and Tipu Sultan fanams, modern fakes and fabricated fanams and lot of various unidentified fanams. The book has a very informative Appendix of Dynasties in South India, Account of Aloysis Cadamosto on weight and money in Calicut, notes on coinage of South India, Table of coins from E.Ives-1754 and an article on Indian Gold Myth and Reality

 


Coins and Currency Systems in South India by Brajadulal Chattopadhyaya
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Coins and Currency Systems in South India by Brajadulal Chattopadhyaya

Rs 1,000.00

 

About the Book:

Coins and Currency Systems in South India c. AD 225-1300 is a comprehensive and up-to-date survey of the coinage of the post-Satavahana and pre-Vijayanagara period. The author has studied and utilized all the published material on the subject and has also thoroughly examined several collections of coins with a view to ascertaining afresh the problems of chronology and dynastic affiliations of coins. The work also has a corpus of coins which describes and gives detailed references to over 400 coin-types and varieties. In the two chapters on the currency system of south India, Chattopadhyaya has not only drawn upon numismatic material but also on a variety of other sources, including epigraphy and literary. He has discussed the significance of various coin series including the Roman and the Chinese, which have been found from a number of sites in south India, and has discussed their significance in the context of currency system. An added feature of this work is the discussion focusing on the problem of adjustment of exchange value between different types of coins in circulation. Chattopadhyaya has given a detailed list of epigraphical references to coins between the third and the thirteenth century in an appendix which substantially supplements the corpus of coins. Printed Pages: 368 with 90 coin plates.


Coins of Haidar Ali & Tipu Sultan by J.R Henderson
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Coins of Haidar Ali & Tipu Sultan by J.R Henderson

Rs 390.00

About the Book:

A complete guide for coin collectors about the coins minted and issued during the reign of Haidar Ali and his son Tipu Sultan. As regards Haider Ali, only a few pages are denoted to him the rest of the book describes and discusses the coins struck under Tipu Sultan. Offered in the book are tables of dates, gold, silver and copper coins. Following the table is a description of 12 mint towns and details of the coins issued by them. The mints are Pattan, Nagar, Faiz Hisar, Bangalur, Farrukh-yab Hisar, Kalikut, Farrukhi,Satamabad, Khaliqabad, Zafarabad, Khwurshed Sawad and Nazarbar. At the end of the book are 9 plates that illustrate 499 coins. This book is a reprint of the 1919 edition.

 


South Indian Coins By T Desikachari & Tamby Pillai
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South Indian Coins By T Desikachari & Tamby Pillai



 

About the Book:

22cm, 225p with 6 Plates.

Subject : Coins , India - South India.

Region : Andhra Pradesh / Nizam Hyderabad; South India; Kerala / Malabar / Travancore; Tamil Nadu / Madras Presidency; Karnataka / Mysore; Asia; South-Asia; India General

 

 


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