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Coins made of metal first appeared in

A. Harappan Civilisation

B. Later Vedic Age

C. Age of the Buddha

D. Age of the Mauryas

Answer: Option C

Solution(By Examveda Team)

Coins made of metal first appeared in the age of Gautama Buddha. The earliest were made largely of silver though a few copper coins also appear. Coins made of burnt clay belong to the Kushan period i.e., the first three Christian centuries.

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  1. Pushpendra Singh
    Pushpendra Singh :
    3 years ago

    Sir, I think Silver is metal. Isn't it?? If yes then how Coins made of metal first appeared in the age of Gautama Buddha???

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