This book A Study of Coins covers Numismatic studies of South Asia from earliest time to modern period. The Ancient South Asian coinages have a very long and varied historical tradition providing a rich source of information. This part on Punch marked to Gupta Period will serve the needs of students and academicians, who want to study the coins from ancient to modern times. This is the first kind of study which will highlights from the first Punch marked coins issued between 7-6 Century BC to present era. The present volume deals with manufacturing techniques, style, and types of metals used, symbols and images, purpose and dynasties who promoted various kinds of coinage.