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that might help the Philippines regain its
wealth during the precolonial era. The Philippines' contribution to the world market may again be of great value in time. Sources Was there specific currency used? Reflection
Question Agriculture is the main source of livelihood. Filipinos were good agriculturists. Is trade practiced locally, internationally, regional, etc.? In Visayas How did our ancestors make
a living? Filipinos then bartered through barangays and islands. They also did foreign trades like China, Japan, Siam, Cambodia, Borneo, Sumatra, Java and other islands of the old Malaysia. Since there were no currencies then, pre-colonial Filipinos used barter system in their business transactions. Hence, it may seem hard to achieve the agricultural success of pre-colonial Filipinos. http://emotionalgirljoy.weebly.com/brief-history-of-philippine-lit.html
http://www.google.com.ph/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=2&cad=rja&ved=0CDIQFjAB&url=http%3A%2F%2Fallanrepalda88.files.wordpress.com%2F2010%2F06%2Fpre-colonial-period.pptx&ei=emoDUen1A-bYigf3o4DQAQ&usg=AFQjCNFQ8yzpRgi-nJZSj4AG9XeAsvmYTw&bvm=bv.41524429,d.aGc Leyte was said to produce two rice crops a year, and Pedro Chirino commented on the great rice and cotton harvests that were sufficient to feed and cloth the people.
Duck culture was also practiced by the natives, particularly those around Pateros and Taguig City The Ifugaos of the mountainous region of the Cordilleras built irrigations, dams and hydraulic works and the famous Banaue Rice Terraces as a way for assisting in growing crops around 1000 BC. In Luzon... and many more! Piloncitos- comes from the root word pilons which means a local sugar container that resembles the coin. They are engraved with the Brahmanic character "ma" which looks like an upside down "R". The first form of coinage in the country were gold beads, referred to as piloncitos. Beads, barter rings of varying sizes and other gold pieces were some of the objects used in commerce.