ALLIED MILITARY CURRENCY OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR; A STUDY IN EMERGENCY PAPER MONEY

  • Ian Van der Waag Directorate Documentation Service, SADF
Keywords: Paper money, gold and silver coinage, various forms of emergency money, CURRENCY

Abstract

Paper money originated in times when gold and silver coinage were in short supply and therefore, in a sense, all paper money is a substitute for specie. However, there have been circumstances when even the supply of paper money was inadequate. On such occasions various forms of emergency money have made their appearance.
Published
2012-02-15
How to Cite
Van der Waag, I. (2012). ALLIED MILITARY CURRENCY OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR; A STUDY IN EMERGENCY PAPER MONEY. Scientia Militaria - South African Journal of Military Studies, 23(2). https://doi.org/10.5787/23-2-309
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