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Andrew L. Tuttle Memorial Museum


Odd and Curious Money    


Money includes more than just paper bills and metal coins. For thousands of years, countries and cultural groups have developed their own unique forms of exchange. 

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Andrew L. Tuttle collected currency,coins and various forms of money from countries all over     the world. Featured in this exhibit are some of the oddest and largest pieces from his collection, such as a piece shaped like the body of an alligator, shoe money, pieces pierced with holes and those shaped like knives or straight razors. The exhibit attempts to answer questions regarding the history of money and how it has been used through the years.