Piggy bank (sometimes penny bank or money box) is the traditional name. The coin is that in most cases, exclusively used by the. See Also my cash first apply . Accumulation and storage receptacle children . Piggy Bank is "not a" still bank "known to collectors as a mechanical bank popular in the early 20th century. " These items are often used by companies for promotional purposes. Its shape is, in most cases is a little pig . Many financial services companies, please use the piggy bank savings products as their logo. See Also money box .
Piggy Bank is made with ordinary ceramic and porcelain , as the device and educational to teach elementary and frugality and saving the children, but can be easily inserted money, it will be like the need to obtain an open split in the traditional type of bank pigs. Most modern piggy bank, however, has a rubber plug in the bottom, others are made of plastic and has a removable nose for easy access of the same coin. Piggy bank built several electronic systems to calculate the amount of money deposited. [ edit ] Etymology
In Middle English , " Pygg is "etc., referred to as a type of clay used for making various household objects in a jar . People often saved money in kitchen pots , "bin pygg" called, and bottles made of pygg. The Century 18, "pygg" and terms that have changed the spelling of "pygg jar has" evolved "Bank of swine." , meaning, after transfer to the shape of the material is made from a piggy bank Other substances, including the now, glass , plaster and plastic .
Alternative theory, one was given for the origin and source of most Germans, you lucky lucky pig in Germany and neighboring countries (does not see the symbol of folklore pigs because it brings money into piggy bank keeping,) good luck.
The earliest date of the box to find the money from the second century BC the Greek colonies Puriene , Asia Minor , and shape features and a little Greek temple of the slit in the pediment . Also been unearthed in various forms of gold boxes Pompeii and Herculaneum , and appear very often in the late ancient region , in particular, the site Roman Britain , along with the Rhine . 
In a strange case of parallel evolution , celengan Indonesia's long-term (used to show a portrait of celeng "" In the affix, and wild boar) was also used in the context of domestic banks. The etymology of the word is obvious from the 15th century, is evident in the Majapahit piggy bank [ citation needed ]
A common use of piggy banks, the quaint, is to put a coin in a decorative way. Not limited to the figure of the modern pig piggy bank, and animal shapes, sizes, colors may come within the range. Some collect piggy bank as a hobby. [ citation needed ][ edit famous piggy] a
Rachel, the official mascot of Pike Place Market in Seattle , Washington , "Public Market Center" 600 pounds, located on the corner of Pike Place under the sign of the piggy bank is a bronze casting weight.
Rachel, was designed by local artist Georgia Gerber, pigs lived (also named Rachel), modeled after the Whidbey Island , Island County was awarded the prize in 1977. Rachel receives about $ 9,000 a year in almost every type, world currency markets is collected by the Foundation to fund the market and social services .  
The Disney / Pixar Toy Story , Toy Story 2 and Toy Story 3 character function called ham , wisecracking, animated piggy bank. Check out also money lendres .[ edit References to