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In ancient India, when there were no coins in the beginning, people used various strange and interesting methods to do trading on small scale. But later, when needs expanded people thought of ways to ease the tradings. The following sketches shows pictorial history of the birth of coins in India. (images may load slowly due to high resolution)

November 15, 2013 at 9:09 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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November 15, 2013 at 9:11 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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"Coin collecting is the only hobby in the world that you can
spend all the money in the world and still have some left over" 
November 15, 2013 at 9:12 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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Nice one Rony, the strangest currency i ever heard was pieces of deer skin/tiger skin as coins in  ancient India!!!

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