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Fictional currency is the currency used in works of fiction. It may be used in alternative worlds, eras, or realities.
The use of "credits" is particularly common in futuristic settings, so much so that Sam Humphries has pointed it out as a cliché: "In any science-fiction movie, anywhere in the galaxy, currency is referred to as 'credits.'"
Credits are frequently envisioned as a form of [1 ] electronic money. [2 ]
Television [ edit ]
Literature [ edit ]
The Foundation Series Credit
Ender's Game (series) Credit
Discworld Ankh-Morpork dollar (other regional currencies include the
Lancre shilling, the Omnian obol, the Agatean rhinu, and the Ephebean talent) AM$
Inheritance Cycle Crown
The Chronicles of Narnia ( Calormen) Crescent
The Chronicles of Narnia ( Narnia) Lion
Crosstime Traffic Benjamin, equal to 100 Dollars - a Dollar being a virtually worthless aluminium coin
Second Foundation Kalganid
Left Behind Nick
Dread Empire's Fall [26 ] Zenith
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy [27 ] Altairian Dollar, Flanian Pobble Bead, Triganic Pu (subunit: Ningi (1/8))
Harry Potter series
Galleon (subunits: Sickle (1/17), Knut (1/493)).
The Kingkiller Chronicle: Vintas Halfpenny/Penny (2 Halfpennies)/Bit (2.5 Pennies)/Quarter Bit (2 Bits)/Round (8 Quarter Bits)/Royal (10 Rounds)/Haft (10 Bits)/Noble (2 Hafts)/Reel (2.5 Nobles)/Five Reel Piece (5 Reels)
The Kingkiller Chronicle: Ceald Shim/Iron Drab (11 Shims)/Copper Jot (10 Drabs)/Silver Talent (10 Jots)/Gold Mark (10 Talents)
The Kingkiller Chronicle: Commonwealth Iron Penny (3 Shims)/Ha'Penny (3 Iron Pennies)/Copper Penny (2 Ha'Pennies)/Silver Penny (10 Copper Pennies)/Common (12 Silver Pennies)
, Shardik Maia Meld
The Great Explosion and And Then There Were None Ob (obligation)
Peter F. Hamilton: Night's Dawn Trilogy and other novels set in Confederation Space Jovian credit
Sprawl trilogy New Yen
Legend trilogy Republic Notes (or just Notes)
A Song of Ice and Fire (Westeros) Gold Dragon (denominations: Silver Stag and Copper Penny)
William Tenn: A Man of Family Territ
Andre Norton SF novels Credit
Vorkosiverse (Lois McMaster Bujold). [28 ] Barrayaran Marks, Betan Dollars
World of Krynn Fantasy Novels Steel Piece
World of Greyhawk Novels and RPG system by Gary Gygax Iron Drab, Brass Bit, Bronze Zee, Copper Common, Silver Noble, Electrum Lucky, Gold Orb, Platinum Plate
Jame Retief Novels by Keith Laumer Galactic Unified Credits (GUC)
Anime/Manga/Cartoons [ edit ]
Video games [ edit ]
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
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^ Gliddon, Gerald (2005). The Greenwood encyclopedia of science fiction and fantasy, Volume 2. Greenwood. p. 532. ISBN 0-313-32950-8.
^ "Spaceballs transcript" . Retrieved 2014-01-13.
^ "Star Wars - Standard Units". Theforce.net . Retrieved 2014-01-13.
^ Drexler, Doug; & Sternbach, Rick; & Zimmerman, Herman (1998). Pocket Books. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Technical Manual. ISBN 0-671-01563-X. p. 63
^ In the fourth season DS9 episode it is stated that 500 bars = 10,000 strips = 1,000,000 slips (or 1 bar = 20 strips = 2,000 slips). The conversion rate between bricks and bars, however, was never definitively established. Body Parts
^ Star Trek, "The Trouble with Tribbles", Season 2, episode 13 ( transcript)
^ Star Trek: The Next Generation, "Firstborn" ( transcript)
^ Star Trek: Deep Space 9, "The Search, Part I" ( transcript)
^ Star Trek: The Next Generation, "Thine Own Self" ( transcript)
^ Star Trek: Voyager, "False Profits" ( transcript)
^ Star Trek: Deep Space 9, "Rivals" ( transcript)
^ Star Trek: Voyager, "Caretaker" ( transcript)
^ Star Trek: Deep Space 9, "Necessary Evil" ( transcript)
^ Star Trek, "The Gamesters of Triskelion" ( transcript)
^ Star Trek: Voyager, "Random Thoughts" ( transcript)
^ B5TECH - Glossary, accessed 10 Nov 2011
^ South Park, "Pinewood Derby", Season 13, Episode 6 ( transcript)
^ Archived: http://www.farscape-1.com - Credits, 11 Oct 07
^ Archived: http://www.farscape-1.com - Brandar Tiles, 11 Oct 07
^ Archived: http://www.farscape-1.com - Crindars, 11 Oct 07
^ Archived: http://www.farscape-1.com - Fennik, 11 Oct 07
^ Archived: http://www.farscape-1.com - Kretmas, 11 Oct 07
^ "Red Dwarf series I Writing". www.reddwarf.co.uk . Retrieved 2007-12-18.
^ "Attack of Big MACC". TV.com. 3 November 1989 . Retrieved 26 September 2014.
^ "Walter Jon Williams, Dread Empire'S Fall, "The Sundering. Stamnes.com "" . Retrieved 2014-01-13.
^ "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy". Acc.umu.se . Retrieved 2014-01-13.
^ Lillian Stewart Carl and John Helfers, The Vorkosigan Companion, Baen Books 2008, ISBN 978-1-4391-3379-8
^ Keiko Nobumoto, COWBOY BEBOP - SESSION #1 - ASTEROID BLUES, SUNRISE · BONES · BANDAI VISUAL, 1998 ( transcript)
^ Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 103, Page 4
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