This profusely illustrated book examines all aspects of money, from
rudimentary stone and shell tokens, to the modern credit card.
Beginning with the origins of money, it touches on the production of
coinage and currency, forgeries, the roles of money in trade and war, past
and present monies of 14 countries and regions, coin collecting and other topics, using vivid photographs throughout.
Though the text may be aimed at younger readers, the illustrations alone make
it enjoyable for all ages It contains wonderful
images rarely seen in most coin books.
Hard bound, 64 pages.