50 Things That Made the Modern Economy

Tally Stick

Series 2 - Episode 15 Tally Stick



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