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" So low did they fell that they were not valued more than pebbles or potsherds. The old coin, from its great scarcity, rose four-fold and five-fold in value. "
History of India - Page 157
edited by - 1907
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The History of India, as Told by Its Own Historians: The ..., Volume 3

Sir Henry Miers Elliot - India - 1871
...these they purchased horses, arms, and fine things of all kinds. The rats, the village headmen and landowners, grew rich and strong upon these copper...was filled with these copper coins. So low did they fell that they were not valued more than pebbles or potsherds. The old coin, from its great scarcity,...
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Medieval India under Mohammedan rule, 712-1764

Stanley Lane-Poole - History - 1903 - 449 pages
...village headmen, and landowners grew rich upon these copper coins, but the state was impoverished. In those places where fear of the sultan's edict prevailed, the gold tanka rose to be worth a hundred of the [token] tankas. Every goldsmith struck copper coins in his workshop, and the treasury was filled with...
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