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Money: Past, Present & Future: Sources of Information on Monetary History, Contemporary Developments, and the Prospects for Electronic Money

Glyn Davies, Emeritus Professor at the University of Wales, collaborated with Roy Davies to create this web site. The site traces the development of money through history with a series of essays. The first essay details a chronology of money from the earliest times; other essays discuss the pendulum metatheory of money, the origins of money and banking, warfare and financial history, Celtic...
A Comparative Chronology of Money from Ancient Times to the Present Day

This site, provided by Roy Davies and based on Glyn Davies' book A History of Money from Ancient Times to the Present Day (U of Wales Press, 1996), is divided into eighteen chronological sections. As might be expected, the scope of each section tightens as the chronology approaches the present (100 years by the 16th Century, 50 by the 18th, and 20 by the 19th). Each year (or range of years),...
The British Museum: Money

This online exhibit from the British Museum offers a brief look into the world of money, with sections dealing with the history of money, the production of money, and money in a societal context. Each section offers an interactive section where visitors can click on different forms of money and explore the nuances behind their meaning, production, and uses. One of the best examples of this...