March 1, 2010

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History of Indian currency

By: coolboy On: Monday, March 01, 2010
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  • This is India today's post is about History of Indian currency
    i will give a small informational about currency used in India

    In ancient time people in India use to exchange their products like they keep their products like milk, grains, fruits, in market , if any one want them they go to merchant , they will make deal i will give some gold you give me your food like that they will exchange goods,

    later years passed on they used coins to cell their cows, and horses,mostly they uses copper and silver coins like that history of coins started

    Coinage of India
    , issued by Imperial dynasties and smaller middle kingdoms of India began during the 1st millennium BCE, and consisted mainly of Copper and Silver coins in its initial stage


    The Indus valley civilisation of Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa dates back between
    2500 BC and 1750 BC.


    c.324 - 301 BC Chandragupta Maurya ruled India at this time King Alexander attacked India

    when Alexander in India he used these coins


    Asoka, Indian emperor (c.273–c.232 B.C.) of the Maurya dynasty

    it 170-145Bc time coin,
    this coin was found in Punjab (a place in India)


    this coins used from 120Bc -1100 Ad

    1200-47 AD. coin

    India, Bombay Province, the Yadavas of Devar Singhana.
    Circa 1200-47 AD.
    Gold Tankas.
    Ten gold coins. Extra fine. Each coin is about 3.8 grams.

    mughal coins
    Mughal empire stated
    1526- 1850 AD Mughals ruled India

    british  india coins
    Brish ruled india 1858- 1947 their coins

    british  time  -British-Indian-one-paisa-hole-coins-mixed-for-the-years-1943-1944-1945-1947

    1rupiee coin

    From 1947 -2010 using currency and coins
    Do you u know 1doller is equals to 50 rupees

    this is the History of Indian currency
    i want to know about other countries currency history

    if u like this just give me a nice comment


    1. Fascinating! Those old coins are amazing.

    2. What an interesting post. I love these pictures!! :)

    3. Hi! This is a very interesting post! Thanks, cool !:)

    4. I love currency. My mom has a coin collection. It's amazing how far money has come!!

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