Tin Animal Money

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Picture of Tin Animal Money, taken from the National History Museum at Jalan Raja, Kuala Lumpur.

Tin Animal Money is early money believed[citation needed] to be first used by the royal courts of Malay Peninsula in the 15th century.

This Tin Animal Money later evolved into a form of currency used in Perak, Selangor and Negeri Sembilan. The most common shape was the crocodile money, others include tortoises, elephants, fish, crickets, beetles, and others.

Tin Animal Money.

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