temple tokens

Allen W Thrasher athr at LOC.GOV
Mon Jan 7 21:25:18 UTC 2002


"17th century coins unearthed." Indian Express, Thursday, December
7, 1982, p. 3. (Article on coin hoard unearthed at Uondra in Raipur
District. "The other 30 coins were described as "token coins"
given as gifts to priests." (No indication what images or legends were
on them.)

Brotman, Irwin. F. A Guide to the Temple Tokens of India.  Los Angeles
: Irwin F. Brotman, printed by Shamrock Press, 1970.

Eliot, Walter, Sir. Coins of Southern India.  Varanasi : Prithivi
Prakashan, 1970, 54-55, 98-99, pl. iii.

Ettinghausen, Richard. Paintings of the Sultans and Emperors of India
in American Collections. Bombay : Lalit Kala Akademi, 1961 (Lalit Kala
Akademi of Indian Art, 73), Pl. 4 caption: Akbar issues a gold
half-mohur coin with figures of Rama and Sita.

Gibbs, J. "A paper on the medals known as Ramtinkis." J. of the
Asiatic Society of Bengal, 53, 207-212, pl. vii.

Gibbs, J. "Exhibition of a Ramtinki by Mr. Gibbs."  Proceedings of
the Asiatic Society of Bengal, 1882, p. 47.

Maurya, Ashok Kumar. "Two new Rama Tankas." J. Num. Soc. India 39
(1977), 1076-1077.

Ota, Simadri Bihari. "Origin and history of Rama-tankas." J.
Numismatic Society of India, 40 (1978), 160-163.

Shastri, A. M. criticism of Sircar, loc. cit. infra, J. Num. Soc.
India, 37, p. 174, pl. xvii.2.

Sircar, D. C. Studies in Indian Coins. Delhi : Motilal Banarsidass,
1968, 252-258, 306-307399-400, pl. xxii-xxiii.

Trivedi, H. V.  Two Ramatanki coins from Indore."  J. Num. Soc.
India, 15 (1953), 236-238, pl. viii, 15-16.


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