Sterling: European monetary co-operation and world monetary reform
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Published by Federal Trust for Education and Research in London] .
Written in English


  • Currency question,
  • Sterling area

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Edition Notes

SeriesFederal Trust report -- no. 3
ContributionsCamu, Louis
The Physical Object
Pagination60 p. ;
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20145688M

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