Which of the following are not correct about the Satavahanas?
1. The Satvahana dynasty was the major power that rose in the Deccan region around the first century B.C.
2. The Satavahana minted only gold coins.
3. The Satavahanas had a complex administration system.
4. Expansion of overland and maritime trade networks was significant feature of the Satavahana period.

A) 1 and 2

B) 2 and 3

C) 3 and 4

D) 1 and 4

Correct Answer:
B) 2 and 3

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In the textbook, Ancient History for Class XI by Ram Sharan Sharma, it is mentioned in Chapter 17 that the earliest inscriptions of the Satavahanas can be dated back to the first century B.C. and that they did not issue gold coins unlike the Kushans, rather might have used them as bullion. Hence, the correct answer should be 1 & 4.
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