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Curious About Money

Mary E. Reid

Money talks . . . about history!

Shells. Coins. Paper bills. Credit cards. Bitcoins. People have used all kinds of objects to buy, sell, or trade. Aren’t you curious: what is money?

Developed with numismatic curators at the Smithsonian, this fascinating book looks at how people, money, and history intersect, right on up to what's current about currency.

Penguin-Smithsonian nonfiction: where content meets cool!