Nigel Mark DiasBlockedUnblockFollowFollowingBeen there done that. Still curious.May 5, 2017roy: “ True gold ownership, I felt, was manifest through the bullion markets, where monetary gold…Patrick1Coins from the Gupta dynasty in India.Gold was money in IndiaYes, Patrick. Gold coins were extensively used in India. e.g. the greatest empire to rule India, the Mauryans, used a gold dinar.