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Money: Past, Present & Future: Sources of Information on Monetary History, Contemporary Developments, and the Prospects for Electronic Money

Glyn Davies, Emeritus Professor at the University of Wales, collaborated with Roy Davies to create this web site. The site traces the development of money through history with a series of essays. The first essay details a chronology of money from the earliest times; other essays discuss the pendulum metatheory of money, the origins of money and banking, warfare and financial history, Celtic...
Nickel to Get New Look and Design

Over the past few years, coin collectors and the general public have been elated over the new state quarters, and now, the nickel is due to receive a similar makeover. The United States Mint officially announced this week that the back of the nickel (which currently features Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson) will soon be changed to feature images celebrating the 200th anniversary of the...
The British Museum: Money

This online exhibit from the British Museum offers a brief look into the world of money, with sections dealing with the history of money, the production of money, and money in a societal context. Each section offers an interactive section where visitors can click on different forms of money and explore the nuances behind their meaning, production, and uses. One of the best examples of this...