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Coins and Currency: An Historical Encyclopedia, 2D Ed.

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Coins and Currency: An Historical Encyclopedia, 2D Ed. - Snodgrass, Mary Ellen
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 During ancient times currency took varied forms, including beaver skins, bales of tobacco, and sea salt blocks. As art and technology advanced, monetary systems and currencies altered. Today, coins and currency provide an historical and archeological record of culture, religion, politics, and world leaders. This updated second edition offers numerous entries of historical commentary on the role of coins and currency in human events, politics, and the arts. It begins with the origin of coins in ancient Sumer, and ...

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Coins and Currency: An Historical Encyclopedia, 2D Ed. 2019, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9781476677965

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