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Today we give you eight downright shocking currencies that span thousands of years. So don't worry about bringing money because it's no good here.
The island of Yap in Micronesia once used these stones as currency. They're known as Rai stones, the holes in the center are so that they can be transported more easily. The stones are made from limestone which is a rare and precious commodity in the area.