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Bronze Age rings & blades used as currency?

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Bronze Age Europeans may have used rings and blades as an early form of currency, based on a study of objects from 113 different hoards of artefacts – and these objects might even have been standardised in terms of their weight and size to minimise the chances of getting ripped off.

https://www.sciencealert.com/these-weird-bronze-loops-may-be-what-bronze-age-europeans-used-for-money

https://www.scimex.org/newsfeed/the-origins-of-money-ancient-european-hoards-may-contain-early-currency

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Another way to look at it would be that it's just standard barter trading and sizes dependant upon what they were able to make at the time, or ergonomic sense with the size of the average hand span. 

Not exactly finance and regional free market principles

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Chain of pawn shops

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