Piggy bank (sometimes penny bank or money box) is the traditional name of a
coin container usually used by children. The piggy bank is known to collectors as
Jun 4, 2012 ... These days the piggy bank is taken for granted — it's a coin bank, shaped like a
pig. Kids love them. But where did they really come from?
Original Question: Why do we save our coins in a piggy bank? Because
someone made a mistake. During The Middle Ages, in about 15th century, metal
Jan 18, 2014 ... Eventually, these simple containers evolved into piggy banks. Early piggy banks
... As a result, the piggy bank was invented. Some cast doubt ...
We don't know who invented the piggy bank, but its origin actually has very little
to do with pigs.
Aug 15, 2014 ... Have you ever wondered who thought it was a good idea to place coins in a
vessel that looks like a pig? The beloved piggy bank is often a ...
Aug 10, 2006 ... So why do we save our coins in a piggy bank? Because someone made a
mistake. During The Middle Ages, in about the fifteenth century, ...
Why isn't it a doggy bank or cat bank? ... "pygg" came to be pronounced about
like "pig," and the banks were shaped like pigs as a ... Who invented paradise?
Nov 7, 2008 ... Best Answer: No one invented the piggy bank. The piggy banks' origin owes
more to the history of language, than to an individual inventor.
Mar 10, 2013 ... Many children learn the value of money -- and more importantly -- the cumulative
effect of saving money from their first piggy bank. Pigs are ...