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History and coinage of Skandagupta Kramāditya

Jai Prakash Singh

History and coinage of Skandagupta Kramāditya

by Jai Prakash Singh

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Published by Dept. of Ancient Indian History, Culture & Archaeology, Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Skandagupta, Emperor of Northern India, fl. 455-467.,
  • Coins, Indic.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Jai Prakash Singh.
    SeriesMonographs of the Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture & Archaeology ; no. 9
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCJ1391 .S56
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 140 p. ;
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4383431M
    LC Control Number78900836

    The present book offers an exhaustive treatment of the political, social, economical and cultural history of Malwa from the earliest times to A.D. Herein for the very first time the author has arrenged systematically and discussed and relevant historical material in the form of archaeological antiquities, inscriptions, coins and s: 2.   Skandagupta issued four types of gold coins: Archer type, King and queen type, Chhatra type and Horseman type. His silver coins are of four types: Garuda type, Bull type, Altar type and Madhyadesha type. The initial gold coinage was on the old weight standard used by his father Kumaragupta of approximately gm. This initial coinage is quite.

    PAPER 3 Political History of Ancient India from A.D. to A.D. Unit I The Later Guptas, The Maukharies, The Hunas and The Pushyabhutis. Unit II History of Utpalas, Karkotas and Loharas. Unit III The Palas and The Senas of Bengal and Bihar, The Gurjara- Pratiharas. Unit IV The Vishnukundins, The Sharabhpuriyas, The Kalachuries, The Paramaras, The Chandelas, The Chahmanas, The . About the Book The present research work on the Imperial Guptas by Professor S.R. Goyal will blaze, we believe, a new trail in the historiography of ancient Indian political history, for it looks upon the history of the Imperial Guptas not from the traditional 'what and when happened approach' but from multidisciplinary integral standpoint in which main political developments and events are.

      However, coins made of copper, bronze or any other alloy metals are scarce. The abundance of gold coins from the Gupta era has led some scholars to regard this phenomenon as the ‘rain of gold’. The Gupta gold coin is known as dinaras. The gold coins of the Gupta rulers are the extraordinary examples of artistic excellence. Referensi. Agarwal, Ashvini (). Rise and Fall of the Imperial Guptas, Delhi:Motilal Banarsidass, ISBN , pp. –8.; Bacaan Selanjutnya. Singh, Jai Prakash () History and Coinage of Skandagupta Kramāditya, Varanasi:Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture & Archaeology, Banaras Hindu University. Pranala luar. The Bhitari Pillar Inscription of Skandagupta.


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History and coinage of Skandagupta Kramāditya by Jai Prakash Singh Download PDF EPUB FB2

Skandagupta (Gupta script: Ska-nda-gu-pta, r. ) was a Gupta Emperor of northern Bhitari pillar inscription suggests that he restored the Gupta power by defeating his enemies, who may have been rebels or foreign invaders. He repulsed an invasion by the Indo-Hephthalites (known as Hunas in India), probably the seems to have maintained control of his inherited Dynasty: Gupta.

History and coinage of Skandagupta Kramāditya (Monographs of the Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture & Archaeology ; no.

9) [Jai Prakash Singh] on. History and coinage of Skandagupta Kramāditya. Varanasi: Dept. of Ancient Indian History, Culture & Archaeology, Banaras Hindu University, (OCoLC) Online version: Singh, Jai Prakash. History and coinage of Skandagupta Kramāditya.

Varanasi: Dept. of Ancient Indian History, Culture & Archaeology, Banaras Hindu University, Get yourself well-versed with some vital information about Ancient Coins of the Skandagupta (Kramaditya) from Gupta.

Also, if you want to further enhance your knowledge about Skandagupta (Kramaditya) Coins, then visit Mintage World and become an expert of history. It appears that Skandagupta's initial coinage was struck at the old dinar weight standard.

These coins are much rarer than the later coins struck to the suvarna standard. The early archer type had a diameter of around 20 mm and the reverse legend was sri skandaguptah. Skandagupta was a great warrior and defended his kingdom from Pushyamitras and the Hunas. But the Hunas war and possibly other wars must have proved a great strain on the financial resources of the empire.

This is reflected in the coins of Skandagupta. The gold coins issued by the Skandagupta were comparatively small in number and of only. 11 AQUARIUS 12 PISCES 16 AGRA AGRA AGRA 2 TAURUS AGRA 3 GEMINI AGRA 7 LIBRA Ajay Mitra Shastri Allahabad Ancient Indian Andhra Andhra Pradesh AQUARIUS Archaeology B.N.

Mukherjee Banaras Hindu University Bengal Calcutta century A.D. Chandra Chandragupta Chhatra Coinage copper coins coronation Culture D.C.

Sircar Delhi dynasty elephant. However, Skandagupta was successful in throwing the Huns back. It appears that these wars adversely affected the economy of the empire, and the debased gold coinage of Skandagupta bears testimony to these.

Moreover, he appears to have been the last Gupta ruler to mint silver coins in western India. Gupta Coins The establishment of the Gupta Empire in the fourth century AD heralded a new era in the history of numismatics. The Gupta coinage started with a remarkable series in gold issued by Chandragupta I, the third ruler of the dynasty, who issued a single type- the king and queen - depicting the portraits of Chandragupta and his queen Kumaradevi with their names on the obverse and the.

A scion of the Central Asia's nomadic tribe, (called Yueh-chi), KUSANAS descended upon the plains of northern India - sometime around the first century after Christ. And gradually built a great, vastly extensive empire in the Yamuno-Gangetic region.

But, owing to a marked deficiency of indigenous literary sources, Kusana history has continued to be the sport of conjecture. Govindagupta: Controversies Galore 9. Kumaragupta I and Rebel Ghatotkachagupta Skandagupta: Triumph over the Invaders Successors of Skandagupta: Phase of Decline Factors Leading to the Decline and Fall of the Gupta Empire Appendices I.

Chandragupta I-Kumaradevi Type of Coins II. An insciption at Junagarh dates from about CE and refers to Skandagupta, the last Gupta emperor. Old rock-cut Buddhist "caves" in this area, dating from well before CE, have stone carvings and floral work. There are also the Khapra Kodia Caves North of the fort, and the Babupyana Caves South of the fort.

Junagarh Rock Inscription of. Shop for Books on Google Play. Browse the world's largest eBookstore and start reading today on the web, tablet, phone, or ereader.

A Political History of the Imperial Guptas: From Gupta to Skandagupta Tej Ram Sharma Snippet view - A Political History of the Imperial Guptas: From Gupta to Skandagupta Reviews: 1. This variety of coins is extremely rare. And thus, carry a great value for the numismatists. The first hoard of the Gupta coins was found at Kalighat, in Calcutta in The coins were handed over to Warren Hastings, the British governor-general who sent them to London.

Now, many of the coins of this collection can be seen at the British Museum. Skandagupta issued five types of gold coins: Archer type, King and queen type, Chhatra type, Lion-slayer type and Horseman type. His silver coins are of four types: Garuda type, Bull type, Altar type and Madhyadesha type.

The initial gold coinage was on the old weight standard used by his father Kumaragupta of approximately gm. This initial coinage is quite scarce.

Kumaragupta I (Gupta script: Ku-ma-ra-gu-pta, r. CE) was an emperor of the Gupta Empire of present-day India and Bangladesh. A son of the Gupta emperor Chandragupta II and queen Dhruvadevi, he seems to have maintained control of his inherited territory, which extended from Gujarat in the west to Bengal region in the east.

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Coins Numismatic sources are important evidence for the early history of South Asia in the absence of reliable textual materials. A coin is basically a metallic piece as a medium of exchange having a specific metallic weight standard and a certain metallic purity.

In general the weight standard and the metallic purity of a coin are authenticated and guaranteed by the sovereign political. Skandagupta was able to destroy the Huns; he ensured that the Huns never set foot in India again. The Huns began invading India around CE. A problem that did not exist during the reign of Chandragupta or Kumaragupta had now raised its ugly head.

In the mid-fifth century, Skandagupta remarkably faced the Huns with great courage. Gupta Empire (AD - AD) - Read about important facts about the Gupta Dynasty. Learn why Gupta age is called the golden age of India.

Read about Chandragupta 1 and other rulers of the empire of Gupta for UPSC preparation. Download Gupta Empire notes PDF for the IAS exam. A Brief History of India. Rochester, Vermont. () Kumar, Sanjeev. Treasures of the Gupta Empire: A Catalogue of Coins of the Gupta Dynasty and Later Guptas, Sasanka and Coinage .Amit Shah chairs the 46th National Management Convention held b.

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