From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, this comprehensive reference work covers the monetary systems of 203 countries and four confederations. It provides historical and orthographical information for all monetary systems according to country. Chronologies show the evolution of each monetary unit. Orthographies summarize the commonly accepted English spelling of the unit names (singular and plural) as well as known abbreviations and symbols. A glossary lists all the monetary units alphabetically, identifies their countries, and reveals the etymologies of the unit names.
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About the Author
Retired college professor and inventor Howard M. Berlin lives in Wilmington, Delaware. He holds three United States patents for his inventions and is the author of over 30 books on diverse subjects, including cinema and numismatics. He has been collecting coins and banknotes of the Palestine Mandate for over two decades, has exhibited his collection widely, winning numerous awards. He is a member of the Numismatic Literary Guild.
Table of ContentsTable of Contents
How to Use This Book 3
Glossary of Monetary Units 177
Appendix A. Foreign Language Number Systems 191
Appendix B. Families of Monetary Units 193
Appendix C. Monetary Abbreviations and Symbols 194
Appendix D. ISO–4217 Currency Codes 200
Appendix E. Central Banks 213