VIRTUAL – What is Money?

VIRTUAL – What is Money?

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What is Money? is the newest virtual exhibition of pre-coinage currencies from the Nickle Numismatic Collection at the Univesrity of Calgary showcasing diverse forms of money used across the globe through time. From some of the earliest minted metals of the ancient world to Chinese knife money and African metalwork, from the Canadian Northwest Coast copper shields to the unique stone money from the Island of Yap – the exhibition explores a range in cultural understandings of money, its value in society and asks – what is money?

Exhibition curated by Marina Fischer from the numismatic collection of Nickle Galleries, University of Calgary.

Only accessible via work or school account login.

Contact: m.fischer@ucalgary.ca