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Feather money

We take a look at a very strange type of money: money made from bird feathers. The feather money consisted of a 9 metre strip of plant fibres covered with the red feathers of the small scarlet honeyeater (Myzomela Cardinalis) and often took the form of a double coil.

Educational files on Belgium’s labour market

The educational file is online!

The road to the euro

The introduction of a single currency in Europe forms part of a long process of economic integration. That is nothing new. Monetary history and the currencies of the past provide us with several examples of common currencies and monetary unions.