miércoles, 16 de septiembre de 2009

The Intricate Art of the Banknote

The banknote as a form of currency goes back to the 7th century in China.

When Marco Polo returned to Europe after his travels in the Far East in the 13th century, Europeans scoffed at the idea that the Chinese used paper for money. It wasnt until 1661 that paper currency was introduced in Europe.


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