Much of Evangia is farmlands, although places with mountains, such as Arilenami, have mining camps, so those towns provide stone based items. Berupim has the highest ore supply, and Salvecrystals has discovered many jewels and crystals in their mines. Karamec is the trade center of the country.
Copper, silver, and gold are the main currency, and are standardized. Few people attempt to create fake coins. Instead of coins, some merchants will accept valuable items such as jewels or, in some circumstances, works of art.
Most everybody living in a city thinks highly of money, and the poor are generally considered people who just don't work hard enough, although there are programs in place from the government and various churches to help the poor.