Coinage of Bengal and its neighbourhood
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Published by Numismatic Society of India, Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi .
Written in English



  • India,
  • Bengal.,
  • India, Northeastern.


  • Coins, Indic -- India -- Bengal.,
  • Coins, Indic -- India, Northeastern.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Jai Prakash Singh.
SeriesNumismatic notes and monographs ; no. 17, pt. 2
ContributionsSingh, Jai Prakash, 1939-
LC ClassificationsCJ3549.B4 C65 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 35 p., 2 leaves of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3926770M
LC Control Number81900454

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