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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Chennamma of Keladi

There was great consternation in the court of Keladi, when the king married a commoner but Chennamma was born to be a queen. She challenged stereotypes, mastered archery and riding, took over as ruler after the death of the king, and even marched out at the head of her army to battle the invaders.

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