The silver coin 'tanka' was introduced by

A. Qutub-ud-din Aibak

B. Iltutmish

C. Balban

D. Bairam Khan

Answer: Option B

Solution(By Examveda Team)

Iltutmish introduced Silver Tanka and Copper Jital, the two coins of the Delhi Sultanate. The coins prior to Iltutmish were introduced by the invaders which bear the Sanskrit characters and even Bull and Shivalinga. Iltutmish was the first to introduce a “Pure Arabic Coin” in India.

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