Discover the world’s first cash machine, within a bakery wall

No one knows how ancient times have developed, all have been buried by the color layer of time. What we discover is only a very small part. Recently, archaeologists have discovered ancient money-drawing machines.

The invention of the first cash machines

The invention of the first cash machines is often still debated, but it’s known that in the 1960s, James Goodfellow patented the first cash-dispensing automatic teller machine (ATM) and created the first pin code.

Money systems dating back more than 7,000 years have been found in Mesopotamia.


Ancient people used stones, shells and other objects as money before the invention of coins. It was normal for ancient people to use money in many forms. However, the appearance of cash machines is said to be a novel discovery.

An ancient ATM

While excavating in the United Kingdom scientists stumbled upon what they define as the world’s first cash machine. The mysterious fragments and collection of Roman coins, dated to the year AD 289, are traces of one of the world’s first automated monetary distribution machines, with clear signs of wear and tear from extensive use by townsfolk.


An ancient Roman vase was discovered full of cash. This is considered an ancient ATM, said to be a place to store money for the ancient Romans to withdraw money.

Everyone was surprised and surprised by this unusual discovery.

There are still mysteries in the future

The discovery of this ancient ATM serves as a reminder that cash has been around for centuries and should be protected as a matter of consumer rights.


Maybe in the future, many interesting things about our ancestors will be revealed. The excavation of an ancient ATM is considered to be of great historical value. It opens the worldview to modern people. There are many mysteries hidden in the color layer of time that humans have yet to discover. Maybe our ancestors had inventions ahead of their time.

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