The beginnings of the use of coins.

One of the reasons we use money is because bartering is not a very practical way to do it anymore. The days of when we would offer a Cow for 20 bags of grain or perform some manual labour for board and lodgings are now part of the past. As society grew these methods became unpractical and one of the quickest to advance was the Chinese Empire. Coins were used from about 770 BC onwards, for ceremonial purposes originally, and these early coins can be of great interest to¬† Coin…

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