The four primary characteristics of money, commodity, fiat or cryptocurrency are: (1) Durability, (2) Divisibility, (3) Transportability, and (4) Noncounterfeitability. Although a number of items or assets have served as money, those that best match these four characteristics are the ones that best function as money, the ones that best operate as a medium of exchange.

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