A brief introduction to the Money Gallery
The CSMVS has a collection of more than 37,000 coins, several of which were on public view in a gallery titled ‘House of Lakshmi’ till 2017. It was temporarily dismantled and is now reopened as ‘Money Gallery’ with a new narrative that tells the story of money in a contemporary manner. Numismatics being a crucial field of inquiry that delves into social-political and ethnographic histories allows for one to discover everything about their owner, maker and user. This book gives information about the Money Gallery and the importance of currency. It also tries to capture the vast collection of coins at CSMVS of the Ancient Indian, Indo-Greek, Indo-Scythian, Satavahana, Maratha, Delhi Sultanate, Mughal, Indo-Portuguese, East India Company, and dynasties from Western, Southern and Northern India and some post-independence special issues and modern-day bank notes. The collection showcased some of the most striking and historical pieces of coinage from the museum's vast collection particularly popular with children and adults. The Money gallery was supported by The Hemendra Kothari Foundation.
Soft bound, 61 pages