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Who among the following was the first Satavahana King to introduce the Ruler’s head on the coins?

 A.

Satkarni I

 B.

Gautamiputra Satkarni

 C.

Vasishthiputra Pulumavi

 D.

Yajna Satakarni

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Solution:
Option(A) is correct

Satavahana dynasty ruled from Pune in Maharastra to Coastal Andhra Pradesh in the 2nd century BC onwards.The coins issued by Satavahanas had Bilingual legends.

The name of the Kings was mentioned in Prakrit as well as some south Indian Language.

Satavahana Kings promoted Buddhism.

Satkarni I was the first Satavahana King to introduce the Ruler’s head on the coins.


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