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" The use of coined money cannot be traced further back than the 9th c. Bc Money, however, as a medium of exchange, existed much earlier, and when of metal it passed by weight, no piece being adjusted to any precise weight, and all money being weighed when... "
Art work in gold and silver, by H.B. Wheatley and P.H. Delamotte - Page 3
by Henry Benjamin Wheatley - 1882
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Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Volume 7

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1868 - 854 pages
...weight, no piece being adjusted to any precise weight, and all money being weighed when exchanged. Early metallic money was in the form of bars, spikes, and...and linked in a chain for convenience of carriage. The Lydians are supposed to have been the first people who used coined money, about 700 or 800 years...
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Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for ..., Volume 7

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1868 - 860 pages
...adjusted to any precise weight, and all money being weighed when exchanged. Early metallic money ia the form of bars, spikes, and rings ; the ring money...and linked in a chain for convenience of carriage. The Lydians are supposed to have been the first nple who used coined money, about 700 or 800 years...
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Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1869 - 852 pages
...money being weighed when exchanged. Early metallic money was in the form of bars, spikea, and riugs ; the ring money could be opened, closed, and linked in a chain for convenience of carriage. The Lydians are supposed to have been the first people who used coined money, about 700 or 800 year»...
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Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for ..., Volume 7

Ephraim Chambers - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1870 - 858 pages
...weighed when exchanged. Early metallic money was in the form of bars, spikes, and ringa ; the ring 31*? money could be opened, closed, and linked in a chain for convenience of carriage. The Lydians are supposed to have been the first people who used coined money, about 700 or 800 years...
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Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for ..., Volume 7

Ephraim Chambers - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1870 - 856 pages
...weight, no piece being adjusted to any precise weight, and all money being weighed when exchanged. Early metallic money was in the form of bars, spikes, and rings ; the ring 313 money could be opened, closed, and linked in a chain, for convenience of carriage. The Lydians...
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CHAMBERS'S ENCYCLOPEDIA: A DICTIONARY OF UNIVERSAL KNOWLEDGE FOR THE PEOPLE.

1872 - 848 pages
...weight, no piece being adjusted to any precise weight, and all money being weighed when exchanged. Early metallic money was in the form of bars, spikes, and rings ; the ring 313 money could be opened, closed, and linked in a chain for convenience of carriage. The Lydians are...
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The Columbian Cyclopedia, Volume 21

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1897 - 820 pages
...weight, no piece being adjusted to any precise weight, and all money being weighed when exchanged. Early metallic money was in the form of bars, spikes, and...and linked in a chain for convenience of carriage. The Lydians are supposed to have been the first people who used coined money, about BC 700 or 800 ;...
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