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The Hamilton Spectator - - SPORTS -

In 1513, four co­coa beans could buy you one rab­bit. In 1657, two strings of wam­pum would buy you one beaver skin. A Yap stone mea­sur­ing 18’ x 10” could pur­chase 1,000 co­conuts In 1850 in Cen­tral Africa, 10 cowries could buy one chicken

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