History of currency is a wide concept. In all the history of the world currency evolution is marked with lots of changes. Some have passed through many stages, while in others there has been just a few. Historically, money in the form of currency has predominated. Usually coins of intrinsic value commensurate with the monetary unit, have been the norm. Here you can find what happened to them during the ages. Currencies history are making influence thanks to the opportunities – economic and social, involving common currency as a tool for exchange. Allocation and reallocation of territories, even in our days, are changing the coverage of some currencies.