Government of Nepal
Ministry of Culture, Tourism & Civil Aviation

Department of Archaeology
National Numismatics Museum
Chhauni, Kathmandu

Notices

Leather and Mud Coins

Another attraction of this museum is currencies made from variety of leather and mud. From religion perspective,
Buddhists started using currencies made from mud during the time when they built Buddha stupas. But there have
been contradiction among dierent researchers regarding the usage of currencies madefrom leather and mud in Nepal.

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