TEA MONEY=old commodity money

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Did you hear about TEA MONEY? No???

It’s an old commodity money,whose value comes from a commodity of which it is made.

Tea money really consists of dried and pressed tea leaves. This kind of money has its value in themselves (intrinsic value) as well as value in their use as money.

Tea money is a 600 year old phenomenon since the Ming-Dynasty and a fascinating witness of history.


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