Ancient and pre-money currencies
Which of the following was used as a means of payment?
How were things bought and sold before there were coins?
The symbols on most of the State of Israel’s coins describe:
The source of the word “Shekel” is
The book of Genesis relates that Abraham purchased the Machpela Cave, and describes how the value of the means of payment was determined in that transaction: “…and Abraham weighed to Ephron the silver that he had named… four hundred shekels of silver, tradable currency.” (Genesis 23:16)