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staving Mechthild Czapp:
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> > Datum: Tue, 14 Apr 2009 23:00:14 +0100
> > Von: David McCann <[log in to unmask]>
> > An: [log in to unmask]
> > Betreff: Re: Money
>
> > The Chinese system was interesting in having only one coin, a low-value
> > iron token, and using strings of them for larger amounts. Seriously
> > large payments had to be made in silver ingots.
>
>Since this discussion shifted to 'general oddities about 
>currencies', I can also dd something: The Rai Stones: Limestone 
>disks in sizes up to 3 meters, which served as currency on the 
>Micronesian island Yap.
>
>If someone implements that in her/his conworld, I want to read about it!
Just as I was beginning to think that a currency based on jade discs 
1 1/2 inches across and 1/4 inch thick was implausible (mind you, 
that's a seriously high value coin).

Pete