A press release from the National Archives UK announces on January 21, 2010 the release of a new mobile app essential to any history enthusiast. The Old Money mobile phone application is the product of collaboration between medieval historian Nick Barratt and app developer RevelMob. It is a fine example of what happens when history and archival research meets technology. The app allows historic prices that do not make sense to the modern reader to be converted to currency that is meaningful today.

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