Officially circulating media of exchange manufactured from cloth, such as the strips or squares of woven raffia commonly made and used in West and Central Africa prior to the 20th century, as well as other types used in Japan and Indonesia in the past.

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29574

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Officially circulating media of exchange manufactured from cloth, such as the strips or squares of woven raffia commonly made and used in West and Central Africa prior to the 20th century, as well as other types used in Japan and Indonesia in the past.

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Title
cloth money
Date Published
December 12, 2012
Last Updated
April 22, 2021