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Oriental Numismatic Studies, Volume 2

Edited by Devendra Handa, Sundeep, 1999, viii, 168 p, 17 plates, ISBN : 8175740507, $45.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

Oriental Numismatic Studies, Volume 2/edited by Devendra Handa

Contents: 1. Coins of the Kuru Mahajanapada/Devendra Handa. 2. The Greek Hemidrachm in Jodhpur museum/Parmeshwari Lal Gupta. 3. Some more Cakra type Satavahana coins from Telengana region/A.H. Siddiqui, U. Lakshmi Devi, M. Varalakshmi. 4. Were the dates on Kshatrapa coins initiated by Jivadaman I?/Ajay Mitra Shastri. 5. Some bull/hill type coins of Rudrasimha I/Devendra Handa and M.K. Gupta. 6. The attribution of Chitresvara type coins/Devendra Handa. 7. Ideals of Kingship as revealed by the Gupta coinage/Ashvini Agrawal. 8. A unique sealing from Ropar/P.K. Mishra. 9. Dematoglyphics archaeology, numismatics and sigillography/Manmohan Kumar. 10. Note on the silver coin attributed to the Calukyas of Vatapi/P.V. Parabrahma Shastry. 11. Numismatic material from Sirmaur District, Himachal Pradesh/Lalman and Ritu. 12. A note on coins of Malwa Sultan Baz Bahadur/A.H. Siddiqui. 13. A note on copper coins of Muhammad Adil Shah Suri/A.H. Siddiqui. 14. Some more copper coins of Nizam Shahi dynasty/A.H. Siddiqui. 15. A note on some Mughal silver coins/A.H. Siddiqui. 16. The late Mughal mint of Muzaffargarh/Hans Herrli. 17. Numismatic records of Junagadh state/Dilip Rajgor. 18. PIXE Analysis of ancient Indian coins/M. Hajivaliei, M.L. Garg, D.K. Handa, K.L. Govil, T. Kakavand, V. Vijayan, K.P. Singh, I.M. Govil. Book Reviews: 1. Osmund Boppearachehi and Aman-ur-Rahman, Pre-Kushana coins in Pakistan/Devendra Handa. 2. Ajay Mitra Shastri: The Satavahanas and the Western Kshatrapas/Devendra Handa. 3. Ellen M. Raven: Gupta gold coins with a Garuda-Banner/Ashvini Agrawal.

"Volume 2 of the Oriental Numismatic Studies contains 18 articles and notes and three book-reviews. The articles and notes relate to early indigenous, Indo-Greek, Satavahana, Western Ksatrapa, tribal, Gupta, Calukyan, Malwa, Adil Shahi, Nizam Shahi and Mughal coins; a recently discovered interesting sealing from Ropar; dermatoglyphics and numismatics; numismatic survey of Sirmaur district in Himachal Pradesh; numismatic records of Junagarh state; Pixe analysis of ancient Indian coins etc. It thus presents glimpses and different aspects of a wide range of Indian numismatic materials."

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