Medieval mint found in India

Published on March 14th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

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A mint dating back to the 9th century A.D. has been found in Haryana, India.

According to ASI Additional Director General B.R. Mani, “The ceramic assemblage and other evidences of material culture suggest that it is a single culture site, though there are three structural places connected with the habitational deposit…The site has yielded hundreds of terracotta coin moulds and crucibles from the last phase of the site and an interesting fact is that some potsherds are having glazed surfaces of primitive type over red ware pottery. Knife edge bowls are the features of all the three phases of the site.”

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Story: Anita Joshua, The Hindu | Photo: The Hindu

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