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Title

Bimetallism

Author

Angela Redish

Categories

Economic History
Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics

Type

Article

Description

A bimetallic monetary standard can be defined as one in which coins of two different metals are legal tender. Such standards were commonplace in Western economies throughout most of the last millennium, although their details differed.

URL

http://www.eh.net/encyclopedia/?article=redish.bimetallism

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