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punched-marked-coin

 

Punch marked coins are the earliest coin issued in India. These coins were issued between the 6th century BC and 2nd Century BC. The study of this coin is a very fascinating and mysterious part of Indian coinage. The Punch Marked Coins were issued during the Janapada and Mahajanapa during the ancient period.  Continue reading Symbols seen on ancient Punch Marked Coins

The Mintage World Team comprises of experts, researchers and writers from the field of Philately, Notaphily and Numismatics who try to shed light on some of the most interesting aspects of coins, banknotes and stamps from not just India but across the globe as well.

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Coinage of Menander I

Menander I Soter or Menander I Saviour is also known as Milinda in Pali. He was an Indo-Greek king of the Indo-Greek Kingdom. Menander was the most successful Indo-Greek king that had conquered the vastest territory. Continue reading Coinage of Menander I

The Mintage World Team comprises of experts, researchers and writers from the field of Philately, Notaphily and Numismatics who try to shed light on some of the most interesting aspects of coins, banknotes and stamps from not just India but across the globe as well.

rashtrakuta-coinage

Many scholars and historians mark 600 BCE at the end of the ancient era and the start of the medieval period. This era also witnesses the rise of feudalism in India, which paves the way for the self-sufficient villages, national and international trade. It was also the period when many strong and famous dynasties rose to power and the Rashtrakuta was one such power. The origin of Rashtrakuta is traced to 600 CE, they established their stronghold in Continue reading Rashtrakuta Coinage

The Mintage World Team comprises of experts, researchers and writers from the field of Philately, Notaphily and Numismatics who try to shed light on some of the most interesting aspects of coins, banknotes and stamps from not just India but across the globe as well.