The world's strangest currencies

We often think of money as a means of exchange in paper and rounded metal form with conventional denominations. Think again. In the long history of currency, forms of payment that would appear stranger than fiction have appeared. Indeed, before the advent of money, barter was the accepted means of payment where anything could serve as "currency." Here's a brief tour through the quirkier side of the medium's history. Funny money, indeed.

Source: Investopedia

Source: All figures are in US Dollars

Dec 4, 2012

The world's strangest currencies

Funny money

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