Tin Animal Money

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Picture of Tin Animal Money, taken from the National History Museum at Jalan Raja, Kuala Lumpur. TinAnimalMoney001.jpg
Picture of Tin Animal Money, taken from the National History Museum at Jalan Raja, Kuala Lumpur.

Tin Animal Money is a form of currency believed[ citation needed ] to be used by the royal courts of Malay Peninsula from the 15th through 18th centuries. It evolved into a form of currency used in Perak, Selangor and Negeri Sembilan. The most common shape was that of a crocodile. Other forms include tortoises, elephants, fish, crickets, beetles, chickens and other birds and animals such as goat sheep cow etc. animal money was used as a means of exchange

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Tin Animal Money.

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