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Editor, Dr T. Matthew Ciolek.

Canberra, 21 January 2011.

13 February 2006

Prabhu's Web Page on Indian Coinage


prabhu.50g.com, ?India

"[This site is ...] an attempt to explain the evolution of coinage and its role in understanding the history of India. In the process of explaining Indian coinage, political system, social movements and economy have been touched. I hope this web page would arouse a keen interest in Indians to preserve the ancient coins of their possession or encounter to save the important ligaments of Indian history if found to be valuable. I dedicate this material as a source of inspiration for every Indians in saving every Indian coins from the melting pot hoping it will reveal the missing facts of the Indian history. Coins displayed in the web page are from my personal collection, which are believed to be attributed properly. Please let me know if it needs any modifications or corrections if misrepresented. I have classified this web page according to the chronological order of dynastic rule in India."

Site contents:
* An Overview; * Earliest Coins (History of India 600 BC-187 BC, Punch-marked Coins, Post Mauryan Coinage, Catalogue, History of Yaudheyas: 2nd cent BC onwards, Yaudheya Coins Catalogue); * Indo-Greeks (History, Coinage, Catalogue); * Sakas & Pahlavas (History, Coinage, and Catalogues of: Indo-Scythians, Indo-Parthians, Western Kshatrapas); * Kushanas (History, Ideology of coins, Images on the coins, Deities on the coins, Languages on the coins, Catalogue); * The Guptas (History); * Post-Gupta (Catalogues of Huns/Indo Sassanians, Pratiharas, Huns/Indo Sassanians, Rajputs, Palas, Maitrakas of Vallabhi); * Sultanates (History, Coinage, and Catalogues of Delhi Sultanate, The Suris, Shahis of Deccan); * Mughals (Babur, Humayun, Akbar, Jahangir, Shah Jahan, Aurangzeb, Later Mughals, Catalogue); * Vijayanagara (Sangama Dynasty, Saluva Dynasty, Tuluva Dynasty, Aravidu Dynasty, Nayakas of Chitradurga, Coinage of Vijayanagara, Catalogue); * Dynasties of the South (History, Catalogues of: The Malayamans, The Early Cholas, The Cheras, The Pandyas, Kuras, Pallavas of Bhavatri & Kanchi, Satavahanas, Vishnukundins, Chutus, Alupas, Chalukyas, Hoysalas, Gangas of, Talkad, Pallavas of Badami, Kadambas of Hangal, Kadambas of Goa, Yadavas of Devagiri, Cholas, Silaharas of Karad, Kayasthas of Kurnool, Marathas of Tamilnadu, Post Chola Tamilnadu, Kakatiyas, Kingdom of Kampili); * Mysore Kingdom (History, Coinage, and Catalogue of: Wodeyars, Hyder Ali,Tipu Sultan); * Author; * References; * Time-Line; * Links.

[The author of the web site, Govindraya Prabhu S, is a numismatics hobbyist, and a co-author of a 2006 book, "The Alupas, Coinage and history" by Govindraya Prabhu S & Nithyananda Pai M, 200 pages, 40 colour plates, ISBN 81-7525-560-9 (http://prabhu.50g.com/alupas_book/alupas_book.html) - ed.]


Internet Archive

Link reported by:
Govind Prabhu (alupas--at--pacific.net.sg)

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