The From the Latin word moneta, nickname that was given by Romans to the goddess Juno because there was a minting workshop next to her temple. Money is any item that is generally accepted as payment for goods and services and repayment of debts, such as taxes, in a particular region, country or socio-economic context. Its onset dates back to the origins of humanity and its physical representation has taken on very varied forms until the appearance of metal coins. The banknote, a typical representati... More used in a particular country at a particular time, like Monetary unit of the United States of America, and a number of other countries e.g. Australia, Canada and New Zealand. More, yen, The name of the European single currency adopted by the European Council at the meeting held in Madrid on 15-16 December 1995. See ECU. More, etc., consisting of banknotes and coins, that does not require endorsement as a medium of The Eurosystem comprises the European Central Bank and the national central banks of those countries that have adopted the euro. More.