In which historical text of India silver coin are mantioned as 'rupyarupa'

Question
In which historical text of India silver coin are mantioned as 'rupyarupa'?
Options
(a) Upnishads
(b) Puranas
(c) Arthshastra
(d) Bhagvad Geeta
Answer
c
Solution
★Arthshastra, written by Chanakya,
prime minister to the first Maurya emperor Chandragupta Maurya.
★It was mantioned as Silver coins as rupyarupa, other types including gold coins as suvaranarupa, copper coins as tamrarupa and lead coins sisarupa are mentioned.
★ Rupa means form or shape, rupyarupa, rupya - wrought silver, Rupa - form.




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