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Over 200 years ago, the Sikh Empire used money to get an environmental message to go viral. They minted coins with a leaf motif – Leaf-Mint Mark coins – to create awareness about environment conservation as there was a popular belief in Punjab that the famines of the 1780s were a message from the Almighty to stop harming the earth. These coins were first struck in 1788 CE and were in circulation till the end of Sikh rule in Punjab in 1849
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