Kingston, Jamaica
University of West Indies Press
A history of money and banking in Barbados, 1627-1973
9789766402396
9766402396
160 pages
Economics
Money - History. - Barbados
Banks and banking - History. - Barbados
Contents6
Foreword8
Preface and Acknowledgements12
1 The Early Currency System16
2 The Introduction of British Coins31
3 The Advent of the Banks53
4 Metallic Currency, 1850–194770
5 The Expansion of Banks andPaper Currency90
6 West Indian Currency Unification117
Notes146
Selected Bibliography162
Index164