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29 surprising facts about the world's money

Lovemoney Logo By lovemoney staff of Lovemoney | Slide 1 of 29: The UK's official unit of currency was introduced in the eighth century during the reign of Anglo Saxon King Offa of Mercia.

Pound sterling is the world's oldest currency still in use

The UK's official unit of currency was introduced in the eighth century during the reign of Anglo Saxon King Offa of Mercia.
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