Ancient India Mcq Question

  1. Who were the first kings to issue gold coins in India?
  1. Mauryas
  2. Indo-Greeks
  3. Guptas
  4. Kushans
Correct Option : B

The Indo-Greek kings were the first to issue gold coins in India and their coins were special in the sense that each king had his own distinctive coins by which he could be definitely identified. The names of at least thirty Bactrian kings are known with the help of numerous coins, and they help in the reconstruction of the history of the kings. The coins carry legends in Greek and also in Kharosthi and Brahmi.

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