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Early Coinage of Bengal: c. 2nd Century BC-10th Century AD (With notes on Harikela and Akara Coins by Nicholas G. Rhodes

S K Bose and Noman Nasir, Mira Bose, Library of Numismatic Studies, 2016, x, 243 p, b/w plates, map, ISBN : 9789351967408, $50.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

Early Coinage of Bengal: c. 2nd Century BC-10th Century AD (With notes on Harikela and Akara Coins by Nicholas G. Rhodes

Contents: Foreword. Preface. 1. Geographical and political formations. 2.  Life of the people: Early Bengal. 3.  Communication Waterways. 4.  Trade and Commerce: Inland and Sea borne Routes. 5. Circulation of Cowrie shells as medium of exchange. 6.  Bead and Ornaments. 7. Early Coinage of Bengal: Economic Zones -  a) Chandraketugarh.  b) Wari-Bateshwar.  c) Mahasthangarh. d) Samanta.  e) Harikela.  f) Akara.  g) Tamralipta.  h) Puri Kushana. and  i) Sundarbans and Coastal Bengal. 8. Forged Coins. Appendices.

 

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