Beginning with the Spanish dollar (the ‘pieces of eight’ of pirate lore fame), this paper takes the reader on a brief journey through history, touching on various coins used in the Dutch East Indies during the colonial period.
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Table of Contents:
The Spanish dollar and other dollar coins; Dutch East Indies coins of other denominations; Doits and rooster doits; Appendix 1 Pamona money terms; Appendix 2 Swettenham currency tables; Answers to riddles; References;
Version 1 [02 December 2011] This paper first circulated 2004; updated for publication December 2011.
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