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Key Facts In This Video
The word "buck" originates from a time when buckskins were used as currency. 00:39
India's "worthless" zero rupee bank note serves as a tool of protest against bribery and corruption. 02:26
The ridges on the sides of coins were originally intended to keep people from scraping bits of precious metal off the edges. 06:15