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currency issued by a government or central bank and consisting of printed paper that can circulate as a substitute for specie

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2) But the first generation of economists following Adam Smith in the nineteenth century was very interested in paper money, since this form of payment had become popular in the burgeoning American colonies.
Paper money is made by Intaglio printing, which is very hard to counterfeit (copy).
There is little question that paper money was invented in China, but exactly when and in what form remains a subject of debate.
The one who decided to put on paper money for the dead during CNY should be fired, it is an insult.
Gierran said Abraham Victor and Harry Shoum Teenessee allegedly swindled the complainant of $10,000 as initial payment for chemicals that would purportedly convert special paper money into genuine US dollars.
The suspects allegedly swindled an unnamed complainant with $10,000, which was supposed to serve as the initial payment for the purchase of chemicals that would allegedly convert special paper money into genuine US dollars.
All students of the French Revolution are familiar with the assignats, the paper money first issued by the nascent National Assembly in 1790 and the wide economic turmoil caused by its runaway inflation over the following years.
But only a few generations ago, all paper money was fully backed by gold or silver--meaning that paper notes could be redeemed on demand for gold or silver --and both gold and silver coins were in daily circulation.
The banknotes with denominations of ten and fifty denars, or among the so-called paper money, should have been successively withdrawn from circulation and be replaced with coins or so-called iron money with denominations of 10 and 50 denars.
PAPER money is set to fold for good as Britain's first plastic fiver hits the high street later this month.
BEIJING, Jumada II 23, 1437, Apr 1, 2016, SPA -- Two forest rangers have died in a forest fire caused by people burning fake paper money and incense in a traditional ceremony to honor dead ancestors, AP quoted Chinese state media as saying.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter was showered with fake paper money by a British protester before the start of a press conference on Monday and, visibly shaken, walked out of the auditorium.
The Golden Anniversary edition of the classic Coins & Collectors guide packs some fifty illustrated chapters into a history of famous coins, tokens, paper money and more, offering a lively story behind coin design, releases, scholarship, and more.
Paper money is actually made from a blend of cotton and linen, not trees.
The only difference is that private banks create the money that appears on everyone's bank statements, while paper money (e.