The Evolution Of The World's Currencies Since 1821 [Infographic]

The international monetary system has come a long way over the last 200 years. It’s experienced a pretty tumultuous history along the way, including the rise of central banks, world wars, and ad-hoc exchange rate mechanisms that have all shaped the system we have today.

GoldMoney put together an excellent infographic detailing the changes over the years:

History of exchange rates infographic

Photo: GoldMoney

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