There’s a weird link between money and bees, and it goes back thousands of years

Science Alert/Adrian Dyer/7-25-2023

Greek gold coin portraying beegraphic image of a book and reading glasses A Good Weekend Read“Over the centuries between these two events, currency demonstrating a symbolic link between honey and money is surprisingly common. In a recent study in Australian Coin Review, I trace the bee through numismatic history – and suggest a scientific reason why our brains might naturally draw a connection between the melliferous insects and the abstract idea of value.”

USAGOLD note: All about the connections between bees, honey, and money……

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