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10 Completely Bizarre Forms Of Currency



Squirrel Pelts

Squirrel Pelts were long used as money throughout Russia in the Middle Ages. Russians were not known for wasting any of their materials, so claws and snouts even became a type of change for them.

Potato Mashers

In the Republic of Cameroon, potato mashers became an incredibly odd form of currency. They were regarded as incredibly useful and important for most transactions. For example, a wife could be purchased for thirty potato mashers.