What is a barter system?

barter is where people exchanged goods for other goods like trading a loaf of bread for some jam.Alot of people on the map use the barter systems and aboriginals used that barter system but could only trade with themselves

Additional comment:

Barter is trading for goods without a fixed price tag. Some places barter with currencies, and some use only goods to trade with. The old trading posts were often barter only, with little currency.

Alternate Answer:

Barter System is that system in which goods are exchanged for goods. In ancient times when money was not invented trade as a whole was on barter system. This was possible only in a simple economy but after the development of economy, direct exchange of goods without the use of money, was not without defects.


The Aztecs used the barter system to trade with neighboring cities. Through bartering the Aztecs adopted gods and traditions from the cities.