They explore copper money objects at the time of the Sahelian empires of ancient Ghana and Mali, glass beads as money in 19th-century East Africa's central caravan road, gin currency in colonial southern Nigeria, banks and the West African Currency Board, money and colonialism in the Gold Coast and British West Africa during the early 20th century, and other topics.
What does WACB stand for?
WACB stands for West African Currency Board (British colonial government)
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We have 3 other meanings of WACB in our Acronym Attic
- Water Chemistry Assessment Program
- West Africa Cocoa/Commercial Agriculture Project
- West Ashton Community Action Plan
- Western Airborne Contaminants Assessment Project
- Western Australian Chip and Pulp
- Windham Area Community Action Program
- World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty
- World Association for Children and Parents
- Weighted Average Cost of Borrowing
- West African Central Bank
- Women's Army Classification Battery
- World Association of Community Broadcasters
- Western Australian Community Broadcasting Association
- World Area Code Basic Encyclopedia (US DoD)
- World Association for Chinese Biomedical Engineers (Pittsburgh, PA)
- Warning & Caution Computer (aviation)
- Waste Acceptance Criteria Committee
- Water, Air and Climate Change (British Columbia, Canada)
- Weapons and Ammunition Commodity Council (US DHS)
- Weighted Average Cost of Capital
Samples in periodicals archive:
Then this function was taken over by the West African Currency Board and the East African Currency Board established in 1912 and 1919 respectively.
That said, we must, however, add that the West African Currency Board that produced the Pound for Anglophone West Africa, did not create a monetary zone.