Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Quiz of the Day - 20 June 2012

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We travel down the road of history for today's visual question of the daily quiz.
daily quiz question
On the right hand side, you can see the photo of two historical coins, which are approximately 2000 years old.
daily quiz answer
Straightforward question. Tell me the origin of these two coins, i.e. who minted these.
daily quiz
You can leave your responses as comments to the post. The comments will be moderated for a period of 24 hours. Alternatively, you can also mail your answer to shovon76[at]gmail[dot]com. The answer, along with the names of the persons with the right answer, will be published tomorrow.
Cheers!
daily quiz question answer
Answer: It's answer time. Sorry, for the delay in publishing the answer.
These two coins are from the Mauryan Empire, during the reigns of Chandragupta Maurya. The coins, with symbols of wheel and elephant, are from 3rd century BCE.
Congratulations to Rakesh Shaw, Dhiraj Bora and Sunayana for getting the answer right.

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