Is it Really Obvious?
Maybe you don’t question money but poets do! And it’s important.
For example, why can’t I deposit an apple into my bank account? Doesn’t an apple have value?
Or, why can’t I have a haircut by paying with five apples?..
How old is money? Why is gold considered money? Who decides that precious metals are good substitutes of money? Where these monetary ideas came from?
Thanks to The British Museum and poet and mathematician Harry Baker, we will have answers to these questions.