Coins and Currency

This reference work offers numerous entries of historical commentary on the role of coins and currency in human events, politics, and the arts.

Coins and Currency

Coins and Currency

Money has developed along with society throughout history. In ancient times currency took many forms, including beaver skins and sea salt blocks. As societies advanced technologically and artistically, so did their monetary systems and currencies. Today, coins and currency are an important part of the historical and archaeological record, providing information regarding the culture, religion, interests, and major leaders of societies throughout the world. This reference work offers numerous entries of historical commentary on the role of coins and currency in human events, politics, and the arts. It covers the evolution and circulation of money and provides biographical information on the designers of coins and the creators of monetary systems. A time line of important events is included, along with a glossary and bibliography. Photographs of coins and bills enhance the text.

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Coins and Currency
Language: en
Pages: 562
Authors: Mary Ellen Snodgrass
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: McFarland Publishing

Money has developed along with society throughout history. In ancient times currency took many forms, including beaver skins and sea salt blocks. As societies advanced technologically and artistically, so did their monetary systems and currencies. Today, coins and currency are an important part of the historical and archaeological record, providing
Ceylon Coins and Currency
Language: en
Pages: 283
Authors: Humphrey William Codrington
Categories: Numismatics
Type: BOOK - Published: 1975 - Publisher: Asian Educational Services

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Coins and Currency
Language: en
Pages: 39
Authors: United States. General Accounting Office
Categories: Coinage
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher:

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Coins & Currency
Language: en
Pages: 76
Authors: Brenda Ralph Lewis
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

Includes a history of coins and paper money, covering how different kinds of money are made, forgeries, how to find and identify coins, handling and trading, and how to display a collection.
The Coins and Currency of Modern Greece
Language: en
Pages: 11
Authors: Fisk P. Brewer
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1877 - Publisher:

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