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What were the objects that were used before the use of currency?

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As the need for a medium of exchange (currency) became a necessity different materials were used as currency. Initially Indians used grains and cattle as money. Before the introduction of coins, a variety of objects was used as money. Thereafter came the use of metallic coins — gold, silver, copper coins — a phase which continued well into the last century.

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