Friday, November 18, 2016

Ancient and Medieval Indian Coins

#DharmaQuiz Session 369: 18-Nov-2016

#DharmaQuiz 2236: This was a gold coin from 14th century south India. King in the pose of Hanuman. Which empire? Ans: Vijayanagara Empire, Bukka Raya I, Gold pagoda, 1344-1377.
DQ 2236. Pic from coinindia.com

Fastest three answers: @viveksurat, Telugutalli and @Aks9009Pa



#DharmaQuiz 2237: This is a golden coin from 800+ years ago in North India. A foreign invader continued the Goddess Lakshmi coins. Who? Ans: The coin is an issue of Muhammad bin Sam, more generally known as Muhammad of Ghor.
DQ 2237. Pic from coinindia.com
Fastest three answers: @viveksurat,  ‏@simuntweets and @VedantIndia


#DharmaQuiz 2238: These are 1500 year old coins from a mighty empire that ruled most of Indian subcontinent then. Which dynasty?
Ans: Gupta dynasty.
DQ 2238. Pic from coin-competition.eu
Fastest three answers: @Telugutalli @viveksurat and @vermaaakash10


#DharmaQuiz 2239: Silver coin having "Jagadamba Prasanna" was minted to commemorate coronation of a great Indian King of 17th century. Who?
Ans: Chhatrapati Shivaji.
DQ 2239. Pic from www.thehindu.com
Fastest three answers: @ShefVaidya, @rohit24r and ‏@viveksurat.


#DharmaQuiz 2240: Hanuman image one paisa coin from central India. 1888 CE (1945 VS). Name that princely state of British India.
Ans: Ratlam
DQ 2240. Pic from blogspot.com

Fastest three answers: @viveksurat, @simuntweets and @ImpatientMonk 


Have a good weekend!

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