mShkwapkos is a small copper, a unit of currency from the fur trading days, but copper was well known to the Potawatomi long before European contact. Potawatomi people knew how to extract copper and beat it into jewelry, utensils, dishes, and many other useful items.
Nyanno mshkwapkosen éngedék i wawen – That egg costs 5 cents
Nishwabtek mshkwapkosen éngedéwat ni mnejimnen – Those peas cost 20 cents
Nyéwabtek mshkwapkosen éngezwat gi penik – Those potatoes cost 40 cents
Shwatso mtene mshkwapkosen éngedék i nebyégen – That pen costs 80 cents
Nyéwo mekwi mine nishwabtek mshkwapkosen éngedék i nonagnabo – That milk costs $4.20.