|Consider the following statements.|
|1. The predominant metal used by Satavahanas for minting coins was gold.|
|2. Coins issued during the reign of Rajaraja Chola have king standing on obverse and king seated on reverse.|
|Which of the stateznent(s) given above is/are correct?|
A) Only 1
B) Only 2
C) Both 1 and 2
D) (d) Neither1nor 2
Correct Answer: B
Solution :[b] The Satavahanas coins were mainly made by silver, copper and lead. In Satavahanas era, gold may have been used as bullion. The Satavahanas did not issue gold coins. They issue coins of lead, besides tin, copper and bronze money. Coins issued during the reign of Rajaraja Chola have king standing on obverse and king seated on reverse.
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