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  • Title: The History of Money in America from the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Constitution
  • Author: Alexander del Mar
  • ISBN: 9781230400402
  • Page: 224
  • Format: Paperback

  • This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book without typos from the publisher Not indexed Not illustrated 1899 edition Excerpt a die or stamp The privilege of sikkeh, e of coinage, was among the first things Mahometan kings thought about, on ascending the throne 4 ZikThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book without typos from the publisher Not indexed Not illustrated 1899 edition Excerpt a die or stamp The privilege of sikkeh, e of coinage, was among the first things Mahometan kings thought about, on ascending the throne 4 Zikka, again, is from sicca, an Oriental term, which the Arabians brought into Europe from India, where it still exists in the name of the sicca rupee Teleologically, sicca means a cutting instrument, alluding to the tool employed for cutting and rounding or otherwise shaping the coin From this word we have chisel, scissors and several other English terms, used for cutting instruments Xiqui seems to have been also the Mexican word for chisel It appears not only in the name of the chisel shaped copper and tin coins of Mexico, called xiquipili, it also appears in the name of the mint house called Axiquipilco, where in 1535 the Spaniards established a mint for coining Like sequin, which meant both a coin the gold ducat and a mint house, xiqui appears to have had the same double meaning It is quite probable that both words emanated from the same source India It might be added that there is no warrant for spelling the Mexican term as xiqui, except that it comes to us through the obsolete Spanish orthography of the sixteenth century The same sounds would now be conveyed by means of ziki, or siki 8 The viceroy Mendoza, in a letter to the king, dated Mexico, Dec io, 1537, says that the native goldsmiths had recently counterfeited the Spanish testoons minted at Axiquipilco The cacao butl were also cleverly imitated in clay 4 Poole s Essay on Coins, p 162 The xiqui or xiquipili was current not only in Mexico but also in Yucatan, where the inferior money consisted of bell shaped copper pieces, something like the bell shaped pieces of China also of
    Alexander del Mar
    Alexander del Mar, also Alex Delmar 1836 1926 , was an American political economist, historian, numismatist and author He was the first director of the Bureau of Statistics at the U.S Treasury Department from 1866 69.Del Mar was a rigorous historian who made important contributions to the history of money During the mid 1890s, he was distinctly hostile to a central monetary role for gold as a commodity money, championing the cause of silver and its re monetization as a prerogative of the state.He believed strongly in the legal function of money Del Mar dedicated much of his free time to original research in the great libraries and coin collections of Europe on the history of monetary systems and finance.He died 7 Jan 1926 in Little Falls, New York.


    Commentaires:

    Frederik Vandelannoote
    I really learned something reading this book. Del Mar does not just state his opinion but supports it with numerous examples in History. Fiat money has always been, but only works with a strong state. Del Mar sees money not as a commodity and recommends commodity-money only for imperialist states. Together with Pound I recommend this book.

    Dina Strange
    I heard that del Mar was an excellent monetary historian, but whoa what a great book. It's interesting to note that history of the world starting from Greece and Rome consists in fights for the issuance of money, and sadly America lost the fight. It said it got its freedom from Britain, yet after the bloody revolution it gave away the most important right of the government to issue money to private bankers. Bank of England succeeded in planting its poisonous seed in America. England itself lost [...]

    Shira
    Ezra Pound required all of his students to read all of Del Mar's works. DelMar claims that history is not a progression, and capitalism is not the ultimate progression of economic systems. He seemed to feel that the ancients were far more developed economically, at least the ancient Republics/Democracies, before they became empires. (But less than 1/4 were considered Citizens)We are not even back to the level of the ancient world in terms of our understanding of law or of economics. There is goo [...]

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