10 Lines Essay on Historical Coins in English

  1. India has been one of the earliest issuers of coins in the world.
  2. The coins were diverse in terms of minting techniques, motifs, sizes, shapes, the metals used etc.
  3. Coins are the major archaeological source of history. 
  4. These small coins have a lot to portray.
  5. They convey the names of kings with their titles and portraits.
  6. They also tell us about events, places, dates, dynasties, achievements and logos. 
  7. The composition of metal tells us about the economic condition of the empire.
  8. The introduction of coins solved the issues related to the barter system.
  9. The earliest known coins of India were silver punch-marked coins.
  10. This study of coins is known as Numismatics.