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Who Invented Currency


Many specimens of recorded history reveal that Chinese were the first to make use of currency. The use of both coin and paper money can be traced back to China. Around 650 A.D the Emperor of China issued paper tokens with assigned values for general use. The Chinese initially traded in shells and later in coins made out of various natural products such as wood, stone, bone, copper, lead etc. Bronze coins fashioned in many […]