A Brief History of Money: From Barter to Banknotes to Bitcoinby@aaronboluwatife
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A Brief History of Money: From Barter to Banknotes to Bitcoin

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is real money or not. Throughout human history, many items have been used as a medium of exchange. But as the economy continued to grow, some simple methods of exchanging value became impractical and new methods were invented. In the next few minutes, I am going to explain how money has evolved from a simple barter system to the complex financial institutions we have today. The history of money precedes written history and ancient civilizations happened at different paces making record keeping complex.

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