What was the value of chocolate in exchange for currency?
200 beans = Turkey cock
100 beans = daily wage of porter
100 beans = Turkey Hen
100 beans = rabbit
30 beans = small rabbit
3 beans = turkey egg
3 beans = new avocado
3 beans = fish wrapped in maize husks
1 bean = ripe avocado
1 bean = tomato
1 bean = tamale
200 small cacao beans = 1 Spanish real (or 4 cents) (circa 1625)
Chocolate has been valued for a long time and is still in high demand.