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Here’s a quick look at the broad categories of ancient Indian coins. Take a glance at some of the most amazing old Indian coins issued by ancient Indian Kingdoms. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Ancient coins of india and their broad categories


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Ancient Coins of India and Their Broad Categories
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  • Ancient Indian coins can be broadly categorised
    into 6 sections namely Janapada coins, Old
    Indian coins issued by Indian empires, coins
    issued by Ancient and early medieval kingdoms,
    Ancient coins of South India, coins of Ancient
    invaders and Indian old coins issued by ancient
    city states of India.
  • The Indian subcontinent was split into 22
    Janapadas during the ancient period. Each
    janapada issued very interesting ancient Indian
    coins.

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  • Then came the powerful Indian kingdoms like Gupta
    Empire, Satavahana, Western Kshatraps, Kalachuri
    of Tripuri etc.
  • Historical coins of India from the Gupta Era are
    sought after all over the world because of their
    fabulous and detailed designs.

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  • Early medieval kingdoms like Hindu Shahi, Narmada
    Valley, Central India, Deccan, Malwa, Vidharbha
    etc also issued very beautiful old Indian coins.
  • The Hindu Shahi dynasty issued silver drachma
    weighing around 3.21 grams featuring bull and
    horsemen type designs.

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  • The ancient coins of India issued by powerful
    south Indian empires like Cholas, Cheras,
    Pandyas, Banavasis etc. give us a deep insight
    about Indian history.
  • The Pallava king Mahendravarman I issued
    beautiful bronze coins featuring the Bull,
    Legend, Swastika theme.

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  • Ancient Invaders like Indo-Greeks,
    Indo-Scythians, Ksshans etc. also issued some
    amazing old Indian coins.
  • Through the study of these wonderful old coins of
    India, you can learn a lot about our glorious
    past.
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