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  1. kevin McGonigal replied to the thread Why did most ancient civilizations debase their currency over the centuries?.

    This is not going to go over well with many people but the old Soviet Union, our Russian allies, not only suffered the greatest losses...

    Jun 21, 2021 at 8:04 AM
  2. kevin McGonigal replied to the thread Why did most ancient civilizations debase their currency over the centuries?.

    It certainly can be debased, that is reduced in value, simply by printing more and more of it. If an increased money supply goes hand in...

    Jun 20, 2021 at 3:20 PM
  3. kevin McGonigal replied to the thread Why did most ancient civilizations debase their currency over the centuries?.

    For a while, over decades, if the purity of the coinage is reduced gradually, much of the populace won't notice. Yes, the purity of the...

    Jun 19, 2021 at 9:35 AM