Tirupati March 6: To spread awareness among devotees on the rich heritage of Coins donated by pilgrims and donors across centuries and for the benefit of studens and researchers the TTD has brought out a colorful publication.

The publication brought out by the TTD publications and sales wing  has listed  detailed historical background and numismatic relevance and value of the gold, silver, copper and other pancha loha coins donated by pilgrims and yesteryear kings, chieftains, emperors including British and Muslim devotees of Lord Venkateswara.

The publications printed with aid of latest printing technology has presented the coins  in world class presentation and is ready for sale by the TTD publications division. They are

  1. Gold coins in the Srivari Hundi of Lord Venkateswara – Rs.2000
  2. Silver, Copper and other metal coins in the Srivari Hundi of Lord Venkateswara – Rs.2000
  3. Tirumala Sri Venkateswaruni Hundilo Bangaru Nanelu (Telugu) –Rs.2000

The publications comprise of detailed historical and nusmatical information on 1213 gold coins dating from Roman period, foreign coins and those of Indian kings, emperors and also British and Muslim rulers. Another publication comprised of  detailed history of 1382 coins made of silver, copper and other metals. The publications are a treasure cove of historical and antique values  and a study material for students of history  and research.

The publications are available at all the TTD  outlets and sales counters across the country. Those who wish to procure the books through courier and parcel  can  write to “ Asisstant  Executive Officver, Publications and Sales Department, Press Compound, K.T. Road, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, Tirupati -517501 “ by including the courier and parcel charges to the cost of the books.  They can also  contact on phone-0877-2264209 for more details.