Q. Which of the following statement is not correct about the evolution of the Coinage System?

[A] .The earliest of dynastic coins relate to those of the Indo-Greeks, the Saka-Pahlavas and the Kushans.

[B] The Saka coinage of the Western Kshatrapas are perhaps the earliest dated coins, the dates being given in the Saka era.

[C] .Satavahanau2019s depicted Oesho (Shiva), moon deity Miro and Buddha in their coinage.

[D] Gupta coinage depicted the king on the obverse and a deity on the reverse.

Answer: C
Notes:

Kushans, who hailed from the Central Asian region were the first to use the image of Goddess Lakshmi on their coins, along with Ardochsho, the Iranic Goddess of wealth. They also depicted Oesho (Shiva), moon deity Miro and Buddha in their coinage.

Source: Coinage System in India

 

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