Deciphering History One Coin At a TimeBy vijaysree venkatraman | September 11th, 2016 | Category: Miscellaneous |
Ever wondered about these “futti cowdie” dialogues in the Hindi movies?
Apparently, cowrie shells were used as coins in eastern India not too long ago.
Learned this and more as I wrote this article about ancient Indian currency.
Read about economist Tandon’s work. html. pdf.