The History of Money in India

- April 24, 2020


Ever wondered how money originated in the Indian subcontinent?

The system of currency originated in the city of Mohenjodaro, way back in 3000 BC. Initially, people used to barter goods before switching to a more standardised system. Here’s a short excerpt from our title ‘Tripura” in which this story features as a bonus comic.

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Towards the end of November. India will celebrate the festival of Kartik Purnima. As per Hindu mythology, this festival celebrates the victory of Shiva over the three demon sons of Tarakasura and is celebrated as Deva-Deepawali or the Diwali of the Gods. Read the full story in our free comic of the month.

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