The Coins of
India – Home Page
If you have comments or wish to add photos etc, please send them to Paul.Stevens@WorldofCoins.eu.
Please send good quality photos with the weight & diameter (if known),
plus a short description.
This site allows access to a catalogue of Indian coins containing a
listing of all coins of India. Each coin type is shown with all known dates
are various ways of searching the website
Clicking on the drop-down menus at the
top of this page will allow access to the various areas of the database. Once
a window has been opened, expand the view by clicking on the little + sign on
the left-hand side of the screen.
The drop-down menu on the far right
(Index etc) has an alphabetical index to the site, as well as other resources
such as re-opening the home page, listing the contributors with their
The drop-down menu labelled ‘other
searches’ allows searching by mint, although the mint of issue of some coins
is not certainly known, so this method will not provide access to all coins
but may be useful for most Moghul and Native States coins. This menu also
allows searching by geographic area and other groupings These groupings will
be expanded over time.
Latest changes include: About 100 new PMCs add to Mauryan Empire. Indo-Greeks now usable as a catalogue although more photos to be added (15.01.24)
If the entry titled ‘Photo Link’ has a √
The heading ‘Comments’ might sometimes have a √ next to it. This
indicates that clicking on the word ‘Comments’ will open another window with
more information about the type being viewed.
‘India’ is taken in its widest sense to mean the approximate area covering
present day Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and some
parts of Burma.
The term ‘Moghul Contemporaries’ is taken to mean all polities
contemporary to or emerging after the Moghul Empire.
The information provided here came from many different individuals and
sources. These are named in the database and my thanks go to all of these
people for their efforts to make available information about the coins of