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Published by Printed for J. Mackinlay ... and Richardson ... by B. McMillan ... in London .
Written in English

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SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 47888, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 47888
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche (17 fr.).
Number of Pages17
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Open LibraryOL24637940M
ISBN 100665478887

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Money, money, money: The history of cash of currency was the invention of paper money. The first banknotes were issued in China during the reign of Emperor Hien Tsung (AD), but not as a. out of 5 stars Banknotes covered as well as coins Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 30 October This book, though not aimed at specialists, is a solid history of currency in Britain from Roman times to the s, including some economic and political background, and valuable for its inclusion of banknotes as well as coins/5(3). In the leaders of the European Union got together in Maastricht, the Netherlands and agreed on creating a single currency for all of Europe.. On January 1,, the Euro became the official money in twelve of the fifteen EU nations. Only Great Britain, Sweden and Denmark wanted to stay with their old currency.. In , ten central and eastern European nations joined the EU. Overview. The Bank of England is the UK's central bank. It issues the UK's banknotes. Coins are manufactured and issued by the Royal Mint.. Scottish and Northern Ireland banknotes are also available in the UK. These are issued by three banks in Scotland and four banks in Northern Ireland.