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Gateway to Reserve Bank of India, Museaum of Coins

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    • Indian Coins Museum Curtsy Reserve Bank Of India A richness you would like to preserve.
    • The Indus valley civilization of Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa dates back between 2500 BC and 1750 BC. There, however, is no consensus on whether the seals excavated from the sites were in fact coins. Seals of Mohenjo-Daro
    • Seals of Mohenjo-Daro   Seals of Mohenjo-Daro   Punch Marked Coin, Silver Bentbar Seven Symbols
    • Five Symbols
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    • Indo-Greek Coins
    • Coins of the Kushans
    • Coins of the Satavahana                                                                                                                                                                                                      
    • Coins of the Satavahana
    • Coins of the Western Kshatrapas Rudrasimha I, 180-196 AD
    • Viradaman, 234-238 AD Coins of the Western Kshatrapas
    • Coin of the Yaudheyas
    • Coins of the Guptas King as Horseman It is described that in Mourya Era – one could sense vapors of Gold - such a richness
    • King as Lion Slayer
    • King & Queen Type
    • Fan-Tailed Peacock
    • Seated Lakshmi
    • Bull & Horseman
    •   Coins of the Cheras 11th - 13th Centuries
    • Coins of the Cheras 11th - 13th Centuries
    • Padmatankas, Coins of the Yadavas of Devagiri 12th - 14th Centuries
    • Coins of the Alupas of Udipi 11th - 13th Centuries
    • Coins of the Cholas 9th - 13th Centuries
    • Poetic legends (largely eulogistic) were introduced on coins by the Guptas (3 rd to 6 th Century AD). For instance, the horseman type coins of the Guptas carried the following legend in poetic meter: Guptakulamalachnadro Mahendrakarmajito i.e. 'The Spotless Moon in the firmament of the Gupta family, invincible, valorous as Mahendra, conquers the enemy'.
    • Roman Aureus of Augustus    Roman Find in South India
    • Byzantine Find in South India
    • Roman Find in South India
    •   Coin of Nasiru-d-din Mahmud 1246 - 1266 AD Coins of the Delhi Sultanate
    • Coins of the Delhi Sultanate Coin of Ghiyasu-d-din Balban 1266 - 1287 AD
    •   Coins of the Khiljis
    • Silver Coin, Malwa                                                                                     
    • Pagoda, East India Company inspired by the coins of the Vijayanagar Empire
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    • Coins of the Mughal Empire   Mohur-Akbar One Rupee-Sher Shah Suri(Afghan) Mohur-Humayun
    •     Mohur-Aurangzeb Mohur- Farrukhsiyar                                                                                                                             
    • The East India Company carried on the tradition of poetic couplets. This mohur struck in the name of Shah Alam II at Mursheedabad carried the following couplet Sicca zad bar haft kishwar saya fazle ilah Hami deen-e- Muhammed Shah Alam Badhshah Coins struck by the defender of the faith, Shah Alam by the Grace of God, May it be current throughout the seven climes With the issuance of the English type of coins in 1835, this tradition gradually came to an end.                                               Couplet Coin
    •   Chatrapati Shivaji
    • Silver, Pune Mint
    • Coins of Avadh
    • Coin of Hyder Ali    Rupee of Tipu Sultan                                                                                                                      
    • Coins of the Sikh
    • Coins of Hyderabad   Ashrafi Rupee 8 Annas 4 Annas
    • Coins of Datia State      Coins of Faridkot State      Some Coins of other Princely States
    • Coins of Udaipur Rupee Half Rupee One Fourth Rupee One Eight Rupee One Sixteenth Rupee Not to the scale
    • Mohur struck in the name of Shah Alam II, Murshidabad Mint Two Pagodas in vogue in Madras Presidency The Surat Rupee Suratee
    • Additional informtion on this will be available on Reserve Bank of India’s Official site on following URL http://www.rbi.org.in/currency/museum/index.html The Indian culture has assimilated imprints of history and different cultures to reach where it is right now. A Unity in Diversity. Biggest democracy in the World – aspiring to be a major power in the world – what makes it possible?