Metal medium of exchange in the form of abstract masses, spheres, or flat regular plates.

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Money in the form of bars of metal. Examples include stamped copper bars issued 1796-1818 for use as money in the Dutch East Indies, and various African examples of metal masses, spheres, or flat regular plates used as money.

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