Stage 1: Money – What different types are there and how is it produced?
Different cultures throughout the world have used different means of payment. In the South Seas, seashells were used as money, while Central Americans paid for goods with cocoa beans. Welcome to the diverse world of payment media!
In the vaults, you can admire a selection from the Bundesbank's collection of coins and banknotes ranging from antiquity to the present.
See how banknotes are produced today and learn how to track down counterfeiters!