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Nayakas of Chitradurga: Gold pagoda, c. 16th-18th centuries, coin weight: 3.30 g, diameter 13-14 mm (The Vijayanagar empire established viceroys (or Nayakas) in various provincial capitals; the Nayakas of Chitradurga were the governors of the eastern Tungabhadra basin, with their seat at Chitradurga, Mitchiner Non-Islamic 939 or Karnataka-Andhra 882)


Central gold coin of southern India.

See Money (India).

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