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    Schleich, Natascha

    The Trillion Dollar Crisis

    The financial crisis that erupted throughout the world in autumn 2008 and since then has developed into a global economic crisis with an uncertain outcome did not come out of thin air and it is not the first of its kind. However the...

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    Lorenz, Dagmar

    The History of Coins in China

    "Kingdoms wax and wane. States come and go," Luo Guanzhong wrote in his novel The Three Kingdoms. The same can be said of China's money: in the course of its long development from a small cultural island on...

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    Kampmann, Ursula

    Money in the New Testament

    Whether you worship money as if it were the golden calf or regard it as filthy lucre – it affects everyone in some way or other. So it is hardly surprising that questions revolving around money also occupy those who are concerned...

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    Burkhalter, Rudi

    Money Moves People

    Money moves people and even those for whom money is of secondary importance. This is shown, last but not least, in the statements of the six personalities who are portrayed in this film. They range from the seminar leader and the...

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    Alfred Escher

    He was one of the most important Zurich personalities with regard to economic policies in the 19th century. But his ideas, energy and enterprise benefited not only Zurich, but the whole of Switzerland. The Swiss railway network, for...

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    Kampmann, Ursula

    Coins and Their Production

    A journey in time through six mints from the 16th century to the present time

    A piece of metal pressed with great force between two stamps – and the coin is complete. Is the production of coins really that easy? And how was it done in earlier times? This video looks into questions of this kind on a journey...

    online video

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    I Ching – The Book of Changes

    A journey in time through six mints from the 16th century to the present time

    In this video Jürg Conzett, the founder of the Sunflower Foundation, acquaints you with one of mankind's most important and oldest books – the Chinese book of wisdom I Ching. It takes you into...

    online video

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    Lehner, Heidi

    Bali's Dual Currency System

    A journey in time through six mints from the 16th century to the present time

    Nowadays there is nothing unusual about resolutions to save money – the financial resources of states, but also of many medium-sized and small businesses are in short supply. For a long time it has not been possible to satisfy all...

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    Kampmann, Ursula

    Zurich People and Their Money

    A journey in time through six mints from the 16th century to the present time

    Every story gives rise to characters who actively intervened in contemporary history and whose activities radiated far into the future, quite regardless of whether they were already successful during their lifetime – and whether...

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    Lehner, Heidi

    Olsen Café

    A journey in time through six mints from the 16th century to the present time

    That trading in foreign exchange is not only something for professionals or people with bulging wallets is shown by the Oanda firm in Toronto. Since 2001 it has offered an online platform which allows anyone to trade in foreign currency...

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    On the Way to Value-less Money

    An exhibition about the development of money in the West and in the East

    No matter whether you are presented with a bill in Switzerland, in the USA or in China, the system is the same: coins and banknotes of no material value are accepted that are only worth anything in the respective country. This has led...

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    The Sunflower Philosophy

    An exhibition about the development of money in the West and in the East

    The MoneyMuseum is backed by the Sunflower Foundation, the name of which did not come about by chance. It expresses the philosophy on which the MoneyMuseum as well as the activities of Jürg Conzett generally, who initiated the...

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    Zurich's Monetary History

    An exhibition about the development of money in the West and in the East

    Local as well as international events have left their mark on the monetary history of Zurich. On the domestic level, for example, it was closely interwoven with the Fraumünsterstift (a former convent and one of Zurich's famous...

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    Fischer, Calista

    Zurich – A Declaration of Love

    An exhibition about the development of money in the West and in the East

    With the help of extremely beautiful pictures this excursion through the city on the river Limmat takes the reader to historical as well as cultural sites, to important buildings and into parks that invite you to tarry a while. Zurich...

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