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Dec 29, 2015

Parable of Economy

There was an ancient civilization where there was a great store house for food. In the agrarian society, people agreed to bring their grain and store it in this common warehouse. To provide proof of a family's portion, metal-bound certificate was stamped with a denomination denoted the amount of food deposited and given to the head of the household. These metal tokens were used to withdraw grain from the community warehouse during the non-harvesting seasons.