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Punch-marked coins

Scope note

Use for silver or copper coins, primarily of ancient India, struck with a variety of punches containing symbols rather than struck by regular obverse and reverse dies; in use at least between 500 BCE and CE 500.

This term has 618 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Object name
Technique

Getty AAT term number

3000206894

Broader Terms used

<coins by form or technique>

Equivalent Terms used

punch-marked coin

Created

12yrs ago

Connected records

15 manas

Maker(s)

State: Jhansi

½ karshapana

Maker(s)

State: Panchala
Place of use: Uttar Pradesh

Mashaka

Maker(s)

State: Maurya
Place of use: Northern India

Karshapana

Maker(s)

State: Kosala
Place of use: Uttar Pradesh

5 shanais

Maker(s)

State: Shakya
Place of use: Nepal

Mashaka

Maker(s)

State: Maurya
Place of use: Northern India

Karshapana

Maker(s)

State: Vatsa
Place of use: Uttar Pradesh

Shanai

Maker(s)

State: Gandhara
Place of use: Pakistan

Mashaka

Maker(s)

State: Maurya
Place of use: Northern India

Mashaka

Maker(s)

State: Maurya
Place of use: Northern India

Karshapana

Maker(s)

State: Vatsa
Place of use: Uttar Pradesh

Karshapana

Maker(s)

State: Kosala
Place of use: Uttar Pradesh

Mashaka

Maker(s)

State: Surasena
Place of use: Uttar Pradesh

5 shanais

Maker(s)

State: Shakya
Place of use: Nepal

Shanai

Maker(s)

State: Gandhara
Place of use: Pakistan

½ karshapana

Maker(s)

Mint: Ayodhya
Place of use: Uttar Pradesh

Karshapana

Maker(s)

State: Vatsa
Place of use: Uttar Pradesh

Mashaka

Maker(s)

State: Maurya
Place of use: Northern India

Mashaka

Maker(s)

State: Maurya
Place of use: Northern India

Shatamana

Maker(s)

State: Gandhara
Place of use: Pakistan

Mashaka

Maker(s)

State: Maurya
Place of use: Northern India

Mashaka

Maker(s)

State: Surasena
Place of use: Uttar Pradesh

½ karshapana

Maker(s)

State: Andhra
Place of use: Andhra Pradesh

Karshapana

Maker(s)

State: Vatsa
Place of use: Uttar Pradesh

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