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Earliest silver coinage

The numismatical history of venad starts with vira kerala verma,who issued silver coins during his reign(1125-1155)a.d

coins of VIRA KERALA VARMA (1125-1155)a.d

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obverse:                                reverse:
  sri virakeralasya              sri gandaramkusasya
(legend)                        (legend)
   spider between  the            crocodile between the
legend                      legend
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legend:nagari
metal:silver
size:17mm
weight:1.88gm
 

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obverse:              reverse:
legend(same as above coin)
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metal:silver
weight:1.98gm
size:19mm

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