History
Chapter 1 Class 7 History - The Medieval World

Why are the coins and inscriptions important for the study of medieval period?

 

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Answer by Student

  • Coins and inscriptions are important for the study of medieval period because they provide valuable information about the rulers, their kingdoms, their religions, their achievements, and their trade relations.

  • Coins and inscriptions are also important because they help us to date the events and chronicle the history of medieval period.

  • Coins and inscriptions are also important because they reflect the art, culture, language, and script of medieval period.

Detailed Answer by Teachoo

  • Coins and inscriptions are important archaeological sources for the study of medieval period.

  • Coins and inscriptions provide valuable information about the rulers , their kingdoms , their religions , their achievements , and their trade relations .
    • For example, coins issued by the Mughal emperors show their names, titles, religious beliefs, and mint places.
    • For example, inscriptions engraved on stone pillars, copper plates, temples, mosques, and tombs record the grants, donations, conquests, and achievements of the rulers.

  • Coins and inscriptions also help us to date the events and chronicle the history of medieval period.
    • For example, coins can be dated by comparing them with other coins or historical records.
    • For example, inscriptions often mention the year, month, day, and era of their issuance.

  • Coins and inscriptions also reflect the art , culture , language , and script of medieval period.
    • For example, coins show the artistic skills, symbols, motifs, and designs of the coin makers.
    • For example, inscriptions show the linguistic diversity, literary styles, scripts, and alphabets of the medieval period.
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