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Title: Catalogue of the coins in the Indian Museum, Calcutta: including the cabinet of the Asiatic Society of Bengal
Author(s): Smith, V.A.
Year published: 1906
Publisher: Oxford, Henry Frowde
Volume: -
Pages: -
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Asia - South Asia - India
Indian Rhino
[132] Punch-marked coins.
The animal devices I am very curious and interesting. It is a well-known that up to comparatively recent times the rhinoceros was widely distributed in the Gangetic plain. The coins bear testimony to the fact that this great beast was a familiar object in ancient Indi...

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