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Get a quick overview about four ancient coins of India that were issued by Gandhara, Magadha Maurya, Guptas and Kalachuri respectively. Read this presentation to know more about these amazing ancient Indian coins. https://www.mintageworld.com/coin/dynasty/17/

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ancient indian coins come in various types

Ancient Indian coins come in various types and all of them have a lot of historical significance, due to which they are always popular among collectors all over the world. 

  • Let’s take a look at some historical coins of India that were issued by ancient janapadas and independence kingdoms like Gandhara, Magadha-Maurya, Gupta and Kalachuri of Tripuri.
gandhara janapada issued rectangle shaped silver

GandharaJanapada issued rectangle shaped silver coins of the denomination 1 Shatamana somewhere from 600BC to 300BC.

  • These 11.5 grams old Indian coins are rare and were punch marked twice to inscribe two six-petal flowers on one side. The other side was left blank.
imperial magadha rulers from magadha mauryan

Imperial Magadha Rulers from Magadha-MauryanJanapada issued irregular shaped silver coins of the denomination 25 Mashaka somewhere around 600BC to 150BC.

  • These 5.4 grams Indian old coins are Punch Marked with a standard six-armed symbol; Sun; Plant with five branches, each ending with a bud and a triangle around three dots.
this gupta empire gold dinar was struck under

This Gupta Empire gold dinar was struck under the regime of Samudragupta somewhere around 335 AD to 375 AD.

  • These 7 to 8 grams rare old coins of India were Die Struck featuring a King holding battle axe and a sword along with an attendant on the obverse. Two Brahmi texts "Samudra" and "KritantparshurJayatyajitaRajajetajitah” are also included. The reverse features a seated Goddess and the legend "Kritantparashuh".
kalachuri of tripuri issued gold coins

Kalachuri of Tripuri issued gold coins of the denomination 4 1/2 Masha under the regime of GangeyaDeva somewhere around 1015 AD to 1040 AD.

  • These 4.05 grams Old Indian Coinsfeature a seated Goddess Lakshmi wearing a head gear and necklace on the obverse while the reverse features the Nagari legend ' SrimadGangeyaDeva".