Sarah Albee: Chocolate Coins

From: Sarah Albee
http://www.sarahalbeebooks.com/2012/09/chocolate-coins/
September 25, 2012 at 04:07AM

The Aztecs prized cocoa so highly that they used cocoa beans as money. In the fourteenth century, a rabbit cost four cocoa beans. A slave could cost one hundred.

 

Source: The Mental Floss History of the World, page 201
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