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      Coin; Vishnukundin; chemical analysis; microstructural study

    • Abstract

       

      Three types of Vishnukundin coins belonging to Andhra region were subjected to chemical and microstructural studies. The source of the ores used, the nature of the alloy and the techniques employed have been inferred from the data obtained. Trace elemental data have shown that the coins were made of unrefined metal which was also confirmed by electron microprobe results.

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      M Vijayakumar1 2 M C Ganorkar1 V Pandit Rao1 P Gayathri1

      1. Division of Scientific Studies, Birla Archaeological and Cultural Research Institute, Hyderabad - 500 036, India
      2. Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory, Kanchanbagh, Hyderabad - 500 258, India
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