Who introduced coin of silver?

(A) Akbar
(B) Sher Shah
(C) Alauddin Khalji
(D) Bakhtiyar Khalji

Correct Answer : Sher Shah
Question Asked : MPPCS (Pre) 1991
Explanation : Sher Shah is honoured for the establishment of reformed currency system which circulated in the Mughal period and became the basis of British currency. He introduced pure gold, silver and copper coins as well as abolished currency coins of mixed metal which had fixed rate and size. His silver rupee coins weighed 180 grains of which 173 were pure silver. Sher Shah’s name title and place of mint were invariably inscribed on the coins in Arabic and Devanagari script.
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