Coins tell many stories. Take the story of the first queen to have issued a coin in India. The Satavahana Queen Naganika lived in the 1st BCE. Little was known about her till an inscription was found...
The most valuable coin ever minted in India was the 1000 mohar gold coin of Mughal emperor, Jahangir.
The whirring hosiery mills of Coimbatore that supply material to the largest brands in the world today, are probably housed on land that once produced cotton that the Senators in ancient Rome wore!
It was a priceless treasure buried in a vase and it opened up a whole window into the great Guptas. Here is the story of what is famously known as the ‘Bayana Hoard’.