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ASI discovers 254 copper coins belonging to medieval period in premises of Khirki Mosque

ASI discovers 254 copper coins belonging to medieval period in premises of Khirki Mosque

New Delhi, Sep 12 (UNI) The Archaeological Survey of India (Delhi Circle) has discovered a hoard of 254 Copper Coins in the premises of Khirki Mosque during the course of conservation of the monument, a statement from the Ministry of Culture said on Wednesday.

This Mosque lies on the southern periphery of village Khirki. The Mosque was built by Khan-i-Jahan Junan Shah, Prime Minister of Firoz Shah Tughluq (1351-88), and is believed to be one of the seven Mosques built by him.



The ASI, under the Ministry of Culture, had taken up the task of cleaning of the area to initiate conservation of Khirki Mosque and during the cleaning, a hoard of 254 Coins of medieval period were found near entrance of the monument.

Immediately, a team of archaeologists, consternation assistants and photographers rushed to the site and took the hoard of coins, under their possession.

Few coins got cleaned by the experts of Science of Branch of Archaeological Survey of India and on the basis of preliminary observation, it can be said that some of the coins belong to the reign of Shershah Suri and his successors.

In 2003, a hoard of 63 Coins was found from the same premises during cleaning and conservation. Delhi Circle has started scientific clearance of the area under technical supervision of archaeologists. After cleaning of the coins, process to decipher the same will be initiated with the help of experts, the statement added.



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