{"content":{"id":1453,"title":"Daily Link","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\nThe UK's National Archives has an inflation calculator, like a lot of countries, but theirs not only goes back to 1270 (!) and gives you the purchasing power in \u003ca href=\"https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/currency-converter/#currency-result\"\u003ehorses, cows, wool, wheat, and wages\u003c/a\u003e, which gives you more of an idea of actual value than the hidden, problematic baskets of goods economists usually use.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-06-13T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-06-09T01:57:26.000Z","updated_at":"2020-07-07T16:52:00.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=animals\"\u003eanimals\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=farms\"\u003efarms\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=uk\"\u003euk\u003c/a\u003e"}

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The UK's National Archives has an inflation calculator, like a lot of countries, but theirs not only goes back to 1270 (!) and gives you the purchasing power in horses, cows, wool, wheat, and wages, which gives you more of an idea of actual value than the hidden, problematic baskets of goods economists usually use.