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Journal of No. 118


June 7th, 2013

Chocolate is practically money @ 01:54 pm

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The Aztecs had bags of cacao beans that were used in trading, and also as a metaphorical reference for value. Due to their base-20 counting systems, they had bags with 400 beans (the Zontli) and bags with 8,000 beans (the Xiquipilli).
 
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From:stevenkaye
Date:June 8th, 2013 06:54 am (UTC)
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Journal of No. 118