Overview for Coins of the Sikhs: Sri Amritsar Jiyo
This book is an attempt to revive the glory of a neglected cause and to afford it is right place in the annals of history. Of all the coins of the Sikh, the coins of Amritsar mint are the most intriguing. Amritsar was never a mint town before the Sikhs started minting coins with the mint name Amritsar.
Distributed over a large area, the variety of Amristar coins is huge. In view of the vast variety of these coins this book is dedicated to the coins of Amritsar mint. It deals with the gradual evolution of the coins from their initial uncomplicated form to coins reflecting the splendid artistry of the calligraphers at that time.
This book is at the same time a catalogue and a research document. Instead of sketches, this book illustrates actual images of the coin even the symbols have been derived directly from the images of actual coin.
Gurprit Singh (Author)
Gurprit Singh the author, a seience graduate, learnt about Sikh Coins for the first time in 1992 after he moved to Punjab from Jhharkhand.