After the downfall of the Delhi Sultanate, who was the first ruler to issue the gold coin?
Correct Answer : b ) HumayunExplanation :
Humayun was the first ruler to issue a gold coin after the downfall of the Delhi Sultanate. Sher Shah introduced a silver coin called Rupiya. Gold coins named Mohur and copper coins named Dam were also introduced during the Mughal period. Mohammad bin Tughlaq introduced a large number of gold coins during his reign.
Hence, option (B) is correct.
This question was asked in GS paper 1 of UKPCS Prelims Exam 2012.
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