Money
Facts
 
The
currency
most
traded
around
 
the
world
 
is
 
the
United States
dollar.
 
Other
heavily
traded
currencies
include
 
the
euro,
 
Japanese
 
yen
 
and
British
pound.
 
The
first
coins
were
minted
 
around
2500
years
ago.
Paper
money
was
first
used
 
in
China
 
over
1000 years
ago.
 
 
The
original
value
 
of
 
a
British
pound
was
equal
 
to
 
a
pound
 
of
silver
Credit cards
were
first
used
 
in
 
the
United States
 
in
 
the
 
1920’s.