Numismatic Art of India

Vol 1: Historical & Aesthetic Perspectives
Vol 2: Masterpieces of Indian Coins

By B.N. Mukherjee
November 2007
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers                                                                          
Distributed by Coronet Books Inc.
ISBN: 9788121511896                                                                  
561 pages, Illustrated, 8 3/4 x 11 1/2"
$187.50 Hardcover. Slip Case


Volume 1.

This volume deals with the numismatic art of India up to c. AD 1835. The modern age in Indian coinage commenced in about that year.

The present treatise is divided into ten chapters and three appendices. While all the chapters are written by Prof. B.N. Mukherjee, appendices I, II, III are written respectively by Dr. Sabita Sharma, Dr. S. Suresh and Dr. Danish Moin, and revised of rearranged by Prof. B.N. Mukherjee. There are a List of Abbreviations and Select Bibliography. Numerous plates at the end illustrate several of the points discussed in the preceeding pages.

This volume contains a comprehensive history of art in Indian coins during the early and mediaeval periods. It embodies the first ever attempt in this directions. It is expected that the present treatise will be well recieved by the academic world.

Volume 2.

This volume contains an Album of Masterpiece of Indian Coins. The album includes photographs of excellent Indian coins of early and mediaeval periods. Each photograph is provided with a caption. The relevant coins are significant for the study of numismatic art of early and medieval India. The album is expected to of great help to the students of art and coins and also to the interested public.

History; Numismatics

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