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Have you ever wondered why different kinds of money are called what they are? Why a pound is called a pound and a peso called a peso?┬áHere in this blog we will look at the world currencies and their etymological origins. Let’s see a few currencies names from all around the world and their possible meanings and origins.

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The Mintage World Team comprises of experts, researchers and writers from the field of Philately, Notaphily and Numismatics who try to shed light on some of the most interesting aspects of coins, banknotes and stamps from not just India but across the globe as well.

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