I have argued elsewhere that the small copper coins
found in the Sakra region served primarily as votive currency, and also may have facilitated petty transactions within a cluster of sacred sites in the highlands en route from Gandhara to Udyana, modern-day Swat.
The Chancellor was keen to stress that he would act to safeguard more than just copper coins
PLANS to safeguard the future of cash - from copper coins
to larger banknotes - have been set out by the Government.
understands that the two copper coins
are likely to be saved by a Treasury review, which is expected towards the end of this week, into the use of different types of cash in the economy.
The Chancellor was considering scrapping the copper coins
but will this week announce he is relenting in the face of furious opposition.
A spokesperson told the Gazette that the thieves smashed their way into all the rooms in the club house, stealing food and drink from the kitchen and around PS20-PS30 in silver and copper coins
in the till.
In November last year, Copper coins
, which may date back to the Kushan period, were found from the site.
The confiscated archeological pieces included gold, bronze and copper coins
, in addition to pottery and glass pieces, stone stamp seals, and jewelries.
The "unofficial" copper coins
, or tokens, represented farthings, halfpennies and pennies, and a dozen from the North East have been sold by London specialist auctioneers DNW for a total of PS3,770.
She gives to the temple treasury her two copper coins
that she needs to survive the day.
A panel reads, "Between 6th century BCE and 1st century CE, merchant guilds and royal families used punch-marked silver and copper coins
all over India.
Sheep farmers pay a symbolic charge in acknowledgement of a 1418 agreement with the city council that set a fee of 50 maravedis -- medieval copper coins
-- per 1,000 sheep brought through the central Sol square and Gran Via street.