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Open to the public ; G Book English Show 0 more libraries Open Preview See a Problem? The first stage, as we have seen, was from barter, by which goods were exchanged for goods to purchase, by which goods were exchanged for one commodity of universal acceptability.

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The meaning of money

Nevertheless, the appearance of the bank-note marks the first step in the development of banking as we understand it nowadays, that is, of a machinery for the manufacture of credit. Want to Read saving….

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In a period of general optimism credit might be lavishly given, even though gold were scarce. These online bookshops told us they have this item: Zoom page 22 May The machine is a miracle of ease and efficiency.

The process of this evolution, also, was painful enough, and the loss and uncertainty caused by the bad and debased coin currency of the Middle Ages were rivalled by the ruin and disasters of the early days of banking, when notes were issued without any regard for the assets which were behind them, or the ability of the issuer to meet them on presentation.

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