Infographic: from bartering to Bitcoin - the history of money

Money has been a key part of our species’ history. With huge markets, money has been responsible for helping humans achieve astonishing feats, as well as driving some of our most shameful episodes.

From primitive bartering to mobile payments, our interaction with money is a complex and fascinating relationship.

The good people at Independent Media News have produced a handy infographic detailing the history of money.

History of Money infographic

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