Who introduced Leather token currency in India ?
The Whimsical Emperor Muhammad Tughlaq (AD 1325-1350) introduced the leather currency in India but like many of his other monetary reforms it did not succeed. Muhammad bin Tughlaq was the son of founder of Tughlaq dynasty, Ghiyas-ud-din Tughlaq.
Muhammad Tuglaq was a very genius person, he had interest in astronomy, logic and mathematics. He learnt many languages like Persian, Arabic and Turkish. He also had the knowledge of Medicine. He was an opened minded king. During his time people had the freedom to choose any religion.