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Indian Money

First Online: December 23, 2001
Page Last Updated: May 09, 2017

We continue our series on the social and cultural artifacts from India in this section on Indian coins and currencies. Our special thanks to collector Nithyanand Pai for correcting many of our mistakes in identifications, and also letting us photograph his personal collection.

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Ancient Indian Coins made with Lead
Indian Coinage
Historical Artifacts
Coin of Mogul king Shah Alum
This was minted in Srirangapatna by Tippu Sultan

Coin of Takshashila (Taxila)
A tetradrachm of Apollodotus II struck in Taxila
Taxila Coin
Historical Artifacts
Coins from Ancient India
Coins belonging to Chutukulanand period

Constantinople Coin, Hijera (1200 A.D.)
Indian Money through the Years
Historical Artifacts
Gold Coin of Sultan Adil Hijora, 1198 A.D.
Coin issued to commemorate one year of ascending the throne.

Gold Panum, South India
Indian Money through the Years
Indian Money through the Years
Hyder Ali's Currency (Gold)

Two Annas Issued in Egypt
Indian Money through the Years
Indian Money through the Years
Vijayanagar Coin (Gold), Medieval Deccan

Yaudheya or Kuninda Period Coin
Detail from a Indian Postal Stamp
Yaudheya Period Coin

See Also:


Coins & Currency of India
Coins & Currency

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Ancient Indian Coins made with LeadCoin of Mogul king Shah AlumGold Coin of Sultan Adil Hijora, 1198 A.D.Vijayanagar Coin (Gold), Medieval Deccan
Two Annas Issued in EgyptHyder Alis Currency (Gold)Constantinople Coin, Hijera (1200 A.D.)Yaudheya or Kuninda Period Coin
Coins from Ancient IndiaCoin of Takshashila (Taxila)Gold Panum, South India


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