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Money value converter
‘Arvo’ the money converter
Ask the ‘Arvo’ money value converter about money! This ‘mechanical’ device helps you to get an overview of how the value of money has changed over the years.
The converter helps you see how prices of various goods and annual inflation have developed from the 1860s to the present. The products or services used in the converter include worker’s wages, train fares, coffee, butter, a cinema ticket and a bottle of vodka. The cost of living index series indicate how much a sum in year X is worth at present. The money value converter helps school pupils to envisage the everyday lives of their grandparents.
Minimum recommendation: 128 MB RAM, 700 MHz CPU, sound card. 32-bit colour monitor with 1024 x 768 resolution or better.
The game requires the Macromedia Flash Player 7.0 software. If you do not have this on your computer, you can install it for free from here.
The game will take a few moments to load. The size of the file is about 1.2 MB.
You can start the game from the adjacent link. » Money value converter