Book on Malla-era coins released

Published On: April 9, 2022 04:16 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, April 9: Writer and coin collector Shankar Shrestha has released his latest book "Malla Era Coins Of Nepal" amid a special function organized at Agarwal Bhawan, Kamalpokhari on Saturday. 

The newly-published book attempts to cover the medieval & the Malla history of about 900 years. A simple presentation of coins with various artifacts and its cultural, religious themes, scripts, yantras, years, dates etc are included in the book.

"I believe that this book will be especially useful and enlightening for all the readers interested in history as well as all the collectors of the Malla period coins," Shrestha said. 

Sher argued that the book is the first of its kind and the topics covered will increase the curiosity of the readers as it  has its own special significance. The book also carries the concept of increasing our knowledge on our own,” he added.

Coin collectors and interested people from various professions attended the program. The price of Shrestha's book is Rs 2,500 and is available at PhilaNumis Center, Jaishidewal.


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