Traces the evolution of the unified money system from the ancient practice of bartering to the convenient forms of exchange used today. Illustrates the early use of animals and other mediums of exchange, showing the development of metal coins, the English pound, the pine tree shilling of New England, and the adoption of the dollar unit in America.

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