Ancient Indian Coins: from the Chand Collection
Coins provide a unique record of ancient India. Holding an ancient Indian Coin in one's hand gives an insight into many aspects of the everyday experience of the peoples of ancient India. Coins are mass produced objects for daily use, produced by rulers for the benefit of the the subjects.
"The Chand Collection of Ancient Indian Coins" illustrates how these rulers chose to depict themselves and the gods they worshipped.
Chand, Vikram & Joe Cribb, Ancient Indian Coins: from the Chand Collection in the Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore, 2003, 66 pages with full colour photos throughout, hardcover with dust jacket.