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So, in my post apocalyptic world, trade and commerce is very important to many towns economies, and so is currency. They need to be able to trade with nearby settlements, but their are robbers and raiders, so you can’t travel around with gold unless you want to get killed. So, in the post apocalyptic North America, merchants have come up with a new solution. So, people have opened up these businesses were they keep your gold for a small fee, and the businesses give the people slips of thin tree bark with a signature and amount of gold on it, that they can use to get their gold back. My question is, could this system work?