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Started by Figleaf, December 30, 2008, 10:40:41 PM
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Quote from: Figleaf on December 30, 2008, 10:40:41 PM...Yet, the coin also has a feudal characteristic. Note that the value of the coin is spelled out in letters. One of the improvements of the French revolution was denominations in numbers. Note also, that even today, US coins do not use numbers for the denomination, which is all the more surprising in view of the melting pot dogma: immigrants should "americanize" as quickly as possible....
Quote from: Figleaf on December 30, 2008, 10:40:41 PMIn another thread, I noted that the dime was a French invention, cleverly imitated in the US.