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Finance Minister hands over ancient and medieval period antiquities and coins to Culture Minister


  • Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman handed over confiscated ancient and medieval period antiquities & coins to the Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel at a ceremony in New Delhi.
  • The 40,282 confiscated coins belong to the Sultanate and Mughal era from the period 1206 to 1720 AD. 
  • They are from princely states such as Kushana, Yaudheya, Guptas, Pratihar, Cholas, Rajputs, Mughals, Marathas, Kashmir and also British India, French and certain Australian coins from the period 1800-1900 AD.