The Money Museum Masterpiece Series: Swedish Plate Money

Money comes in all shapes and sizes. Take Swedish plate money, for example (also known as riksdaler plates). These were made by hammering copper and silver into sheets, cut to size with shears and then stamped according to their denomination. While they were cheap to produce, they were difficult to use in everyday commerce. 

Learn more by watching the second video in the Money Museum Masterpiece series, which features numismatic items from the Money Museum by explaining their history and significance.



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