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A Counting Board in a Strasbourg Museum
Have you ever seen a counting table? The question occurred to me when I came across a very fine example in Strasbourg and wondered why I had never seen one before in any museum in Europe.
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Counting boards used in colonial Jamestowne, VA
I saw a drawing of a counting board at Jamestowne, VA. It mentioned that Jettsons were used to track the transactions. Further stated that Arabic numerals were in very limited use at that time.