World Monetary Units: An Historical Dictionary, Country by Country

World Monetary Units: An Historical Dictionary, Country by Country

by Howard M. Berlin

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786440429
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 10/24/2008
Pages: 237
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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 Contents

Table of Contents




Preface 1

How to Use This Book 3



Afghanistan 7

Zimbabwe 175



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

References 219

Index 221

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