Full-color photos by the British Museum. "An attractive 'Eyewitness Book'
with striking photos and a logically organized text describing what money is,
the first coins, paper money, how money is made, and coin-collecting. Photos of
current coins and bills used worldwide are of special interest."-- "Kirkus.
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