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Old 06-28-2011, 03:10 PM   #1
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A History Of Money

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7. Sea snail shell, used for centuries as commodity money in Africa
8. Old Spanish coin, worth a quarter of a peseta in 1868
9. Currency of monetary union currently under strain
11. Ancient unit of mass and value, mentioned in the New Testament
12. Natural gold and silver alloy used by the ancient Greeks to make coins
13. Leading index provider
15. 100 stotinki make one of these, in Bulgaria
16. Country that was one of the earliest issuers of coins, circa 6th century BC
19. English gold coins minted from 1663 to 1813
20. & 3 Down Central banking system of the United States, created in 1813
23. ___ Sea Bubble, economic catastrophe of 1720
25. ___ stones, thought to be used as currency on the island of Yap
26. Money in feudal Japan was based on this commodity
28. Bill ___ ___, banknote-like document, referred to in the U.S. Constitution
30. Metal often alloyed with nickel to coat coins
32. Financial district of New York City, _ Street
33. Coin material with atomic number 26
34. ___ sticks, measuring rods used in medieval Europe for tax collection

1. Concluding passage of music
2. Nationality of those using the dram as currency
3. See 20 Across
4. Woody ___, director of “Take the Money and Run”
5. See 17 Down
6. Common language spoken by some rupee users
10. Main nationality of 14 Down
14. Silver coin whose name derives from the Latin scutum, meaning “shield”
17. & 5 Down Scientist who became warden of the Royal Mint in 1696
18. Enchant, cast a spell over
21. ___ Central Bank, launched 9 Across in 1999
22. ___ Woods, location of the 1944 conference that established the IMF
24. Creature stamped on the oldest example of a coin made from 12 Across
27. ___ Izzard, comedian who starred in U.S. series “The Riches”
29. ___ money, has value only because of government regulation or law
31. Ms. Fitzgerald, recorded the song “I’ve Got Five Dollars”
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