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Who among the following Kushan Emperors was the first to introduce the gold coinage in India?

 A.

Vima Kadphises

 B.

Vima Taktu

 C.

Vasishka

 D.

Kujula Kadphises

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Solution:
Option(D) is correct

Vima Kadphises was a Kushan emperor from around 90 - 100 AD. Vima Kadphises added to the Kushan territory by his conquests in Afghanistan and north-west Pakistan.

He issued an extensive series of coins and inscriptions. He was the first to introduce gold coinage in India, in addition to the existing copper and silver coinage.


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