Imperial Punch-marked Coins of Ancient India: A Case Study of Sarai Dangri Hoard, Varanasi

By: Savita Sharma

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"India’s indigenous coinage is rich and varied, distinguished by regional, cultural and linguistic features and representing imperial and political associations. The class of coins that finds frequent mention in ancient Indian epigraphs and literary sources is the karsapana. Karsapana, also known as Purana or Dharana, are the punch-marked coins which were in circulation throughout ancient India. Many hoards of silver punch-marked coins have been located in sites all over the country. Its widespread availability suggests that it was a standard medium of exchange from about the 6th century bce.

Title: Imperial Punch-marked Coins of Ancient India: A Case Study of Sarai Dangri Hoard, Varanasi

Author Name: Savita Sharma

Categories: India, Art, Art History and Architecture,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2016

ISBN: 8173055467

ISBN 13: 9788173055461

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 110401

Keywords: Imperial Punch-marked Coins of Ancient India: A Case Study of Sarai Dangri Hoard, Varanasi Savita Sharma