Kokrajhar Museum

Kokrajhar Museum

 
 
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Tanka

Silver

Late Medieval period

Good

This is a temple token, also known as Ramtanka (Rama coins). These temple tokens are token coins popular at temple and pilgrimage sites in India. They are made for religious pilgrims to carry for good luck, and for blessings from the gods. The coin depicts Rama's coronation on one side, and Rama-Lakshmana on the other side.