CoinsWeekly published this book announcement in its April 19, 2012 issue.
This book "A Study of Coins" covers Numismatic studies of South Asia from earliest time to modern
period. The Ancient South Asian coinages have a very long and varied historical tradition
providing a rich source of information. This part on Punch marked to Gupta Period will serve the
needs of students and academicians, who want to study the coins from ancient to modern times. This
is the first kind of study, which will highlight from the first Punch marked coins issued between
7-6 century BC to present era.
The present volume deals with manufacturing techniques, style and types of metals used symbols and
images purpose and dynasties who promoted various kinds of coinage. This book contains seven
Contents: Preface. Introduction. 1. Early coins of India. 2. Tribal coins of ancient India. 3.
Indo-Greek coins. 4. Roman coins in India. 5. Kushana dynasty and their coins. 6. Satavahana
coins. 7. Gupta coins. Bibliography. Index.
O. N. Singh, D.P. Sharma (ed.), A Study of Coins. New Delhi, Kaveri Books 2011. 126 p., 50
col. plates, ISBN: 9788174791115. US$55 (inclusive of airmail postage).
To read the complete article, see:
Studies of South Asian Numismatics
To order, see:
A Study of Coins
Wayne Homren, Editor
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