WHO issued silver coins first in India?

Who introduced gold and silver coins in India?

The Indo Greeks; is the correct answer as the gold coins were first issued by Indo-Greeks in India. They introduced the gold coins around 270 BC. Ruler, Antochios II was the first one to introduce the gold coins for various economic reasons.

WHO issued gold coins first in India?

The Kushanas (1st-4th Centuries CE) were the first dynasty in the subcontinent that issued a large number of gold coins. The lower denomination was usually found in copper coins.

WHO issued first coins?

Coins began to be used in business in India, Asia Minor, and China in the 6th century BC. But most historians agree that the ancient Greeks, living in Lydia and Ionia (on the western coast of modern Turkey), issued the world’s first coins in 650 BC. These coins were made of electrum, an alloy of gold and silver.

WHO issued copper coins in India?

Sultan Muhammad bin Tughlaq issued currency of copper coins and declared them as legal tender.

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