The Story of Money: 02--Common Products as Money

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Trading everyday items made barter easier. It reconciled the wants of buyer and seller, simplified payments, and introduced standard measures. Common goods used in trade are known as commodity money.
Cows as a form of money
Tea as a form of money
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Salt baskets as a form of money
Raw metals as a form of money
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