From Seashells to Smart Cards

From Seashells to Smart Cards

Money and Currency

Book - 2003
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Capstone Press
Open the pages of this book to get an inside look at money and currency. Find out how ancient peoples first used bartering instead of money, how people today keep their money safe, and what other forms of "money" people use besides bills or coins. This books also covers: who made the first paper money and when; how U.S. coins and paper money are made; how to check if a bill is fake and what measure the U.S. government has taken to reduce counterfeiting; and which European countries use the euro and why.

Baker & Taylor
Discusses money and currency, including what people did before money, the history of money, how coins and paper money is made, what it is made of, and other forms of money people use.

Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, c2003
ISBN: 9781588104915
Characteristics: 48 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm


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