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The E-Sylum: Volume 13, Number 27, July 4, 2010, Article 6

NEW BOOK: IMITATIONS IN CONTINUITY BY K.K. MAHESHWARI

The Bagchee.com web site is offering another new book on Indian numismatics: Imitations in Continuity: Tracking the Silver Coinage of Early Medieval India by K.K. Maheshwari. -Editor

Imitations in Continuity Contents:

Introduction: Mapping the journey of Indo-Sasanian coinage.

1. In search of beginnings: i. The Sasanian originators. ii. Enter the Huans. iii. Firuz's coins: replications and implications.

2. Enter: two great early medieval currencies: i. Currency in flux: from the mints of the Marauders. ii. Invaders Indianised: the spread of the Gurjara-Pratiharas. iii. Drammas and Gadhaiyas: sorting out variants.

3. Tracking the evolution of the Gadhaiya: i. More about the Gadhaiya branch of the Indo-Sasanian family. ii. Gadhaiya Type I. iii. Gadhaiya Type II. iv. Inscribed Gadhaiyas. v. Malwa Gadhaiyas.

4. The Dawn of Eastern Indo-Sasanian currency: the Chahamanas: i. The Vasudeva imitations. ii. Sri Ha coins. iii. Derivatives of Sri Ha.

5. Eastern Indo-Sasanian currency reaches its Zenith: the pratiharas: i. The Monetisation of the imperial Pratihara empire. ii. Sri Ma coins. iii. Vigrahapala Drammas. iv. Srimadadivaraha drammas. v. Vinayakpala drammas.

6. Contemporary references. Wrap up: Sifting the basket of Indo-Sasanian currencies.

Author(s) : K.K. Maheshwari
Format : Hardcover
ISBN-13 : 9788186786284
Pages : 320p., 153 Figures; Bibliography; Index
Pub. Date : 01 Jan 2010 , 1st ed.
Publisher : IIRNS Publications
Language(s) : English

To order, see: Imitations in Continuity: Tracking the Silver Coinage of Early Medieval India (www.bagchee.com/en/books/view/59988)

Wayne Homren, Editor

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