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Clipped coins, abused words, and civil government John Lock"s philosophy of money by Constantine George Caffentzis

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Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Locke, John, 1632-1704.,
  • Money -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • Currency question -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • Coinage -- Great Britain -- History.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-246).

StatementConstantine George Caffentzis.
LC ClassificationsHG937 .C34 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination246 p. ;
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2188292M
ISBN 100936756268, 0936756276
LC Control Number89006484

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