Punch-Marked Coin

400–300 BCE
Overall: 1.4 x 1.2 cm (9/16 x 1/2 in.)
Location: not on view
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Indigenous Indian coinage was cut to weight from sheets of silver or copper and punch-marked, instead of die-cast. Each punch-marked coin had a unique combination of symbols.
Punch-Marked Coin

Punch-Marked Coin

400–300 BCE

India, Rajasthan, Maurya period (322–185 BCE)

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