50 Things That Made the Modern Economy

Tally Stick

Series 2 - Episode 15 Tally Stick

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Summary

The tally stick was a kind of money, and a particularly instructive kind of money. It showed what money really is - a kind of debt that can be traded freely. Tim Harford examines its place among the inventions, ideas and innovations that have helped create the economic world of today.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Tim Harford
Producer Ben Crighton
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