Isaac Newton’s Great Idea

Chapter 2 – “Will Cryptocurrency be the Money of the Future?” Luckily, the English had a really bright gentleman called Sir Isaac Newton who was Master of the Mint in 1699 (yes he was the guy who helped us understand gravity!). He made it high treason to debase currency, which meant that anyone caught could […]

The Laws of Currency

Chapter 1 – “Will Cryptocurrency be the Money of the Future?” To begin to understand the history of money, we have to go back to ancient times between 710 and 995 AD in the Chinese province of Sichuan where they used iron coins. This is known as species currency. Species means  the money’s value is […]

Introduction to “Will Cryptocurrency be the Money of the Future?”

History has an interesting way of repeating itself. While many people believe that Cryptocurrency is new and will be the money of the future, more than 150 years ago there was a surprisingly similar monetary system in the United States. Between 1837 and 1862 there were as many as 8,370 different currencies in use with […]