In the Gupta period, the largest number of coins were issued in

A. Gold

B. Silver

C. Copper

D. Iron

Answer: Option A

Solution(By Examveda Team)

The Gupta monarchs were famous for their gold coins. They also issued silver coins. However, coins made of copper, bronze or any other alloy metals are scarce. The abundance of gold coins from the Gupta era has led some scholars to regard this phenomenon as the 'rain of gold'. The Gupta gold coin is known as dinaras. The gold coins of the Gupta rulers are the extraordinary examples of artistic excellence.

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