here's a new title available from Bagchee.com. Below is their overview for a new book on scientific studies of Ancient Indian Coins and
Metals. As noted in earlier articles, sites like PrintsAsia.com may be able to offer better deals for books published in India. -Editor
Scientific Investigations of Ancient Indian Coins and Metals
Genres: Art and Architecture Numismatics
Authors (s): Manager Rajdeo Singh (Author) , Uma Shankar Lal (Author)
Pages: 184p., Illus; 25cm.
Pub. date: 11.01.2019, 1st. ed.
Publisher: Agam Kala Prakashan
Language (s): English
Bagchee ID: BB118261
List price: US $ 72,00
Bagchee price: US $ 64,80
This book exclusively deals about the various advance instrumental techniques applied for the examination of historic Indian coins for their
composition and microstructure. Based on the authors' more than 37 years of experience in the field of metal conservation, the book highlights
the type and source of minerals for minting the coins, fabrication technology and discrimination between the fake and old coins based on scientific
examinations. Few newer methods for the preservation of ancient coins, leaded bronzes, and metal artifacts have been highlighted based on field
The book also incorporates about the cannon metal and fabrication technology used for bimetallic medieval cannons using advanced instrumental
techniques like Electron Back scattered Diffraction (EBSD) and Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM). The authors have compiled all their international
and national publications for this book project for the benefit of researchers, metal conservators and scientific institutions working in the field
of metals and alloys.
For more information, or to order, see:
Scientific Investigations of Ancient
Indian Coins and Metals (http://www.bagchee.com/books/BB118261/scientific-investigations-of-ancient-indian-coins-and-metals)
To read the earlier E-Sylum article, see:
BETTER PRICES FOR NUMISMATIC BOOKS FROM INDIA
Wayne Homren, Editor
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