In Pre-Columbian Mexico, small T-shaped hachuelas or axes used as money or a unit of exchange in markets. In Africa, full size objects in the shape of an ax and used as currency.

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In Pre-Columbian Mexico, small T-shaped hachuelas or axes used as money or a unit of exchange in markets. In Africa, full size objects in the shape of an ax and used as currency.

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Axe Money
Date Published
December 12, 2012
Last Updated
April 22, 2021