World Monetary Units

World Monetary Units

An Historical Dictionary, Country by Country

Book - 2005
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This comprehensive reference work covers the monetary systems of 203 countries and four confederations. An introductory chapter explains the arrangement of the information and the conventions that are used for spelling, foreign diction and uncommon monetary symbols and abbreviations. The major section, the dictionary, provides historical and orthographical information for all monetary systems according to country. Countries are arranged alphabetically from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.Chronologies address the evolution of each unit over the last 100 to 150 years and are accompanied by a brief historical narrative of the unit's respective country or confederation. Orthographies summarize the commonly accepted English spelling of singular and plural forms of monetary units. A glossary provides etymologies and descriptions of over 250 monetary units.
Publisher: London : 2005
ISBN: 9780786420803
0786420804
Branch Call Number: REF 332.403 BERL
Characteristics: 229 p. ; 26 cm

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