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 used by the royal courts of Malay Peninsula from the 15th century continuing through the 18th 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, birds, chickens, and others.

Tin Animal Money.

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