The pure silver “rupiya” was issued by

(A) Akbar
(B) Shershah
(C) Jahangir
(D) Aurangzeb

Correct Answer : Shershah
Question Asked : Jharkhand PCS (Pre) 2016
Explanation : The currency system of Sher Shah was well developed. He introduced pure silver’s Rupiya (Rupee) (180 grains) and Coppers Dam (380 grains). The exchange rate was based on the ratio of 40 Copper paisa per rupee and title were inscribed on the coins in Arabic and Devanagari script. 23 mints were present at that time. He adopted the custom of having facial records of soldiers and branded horses with an imperial sign.
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