Tulip-o-Mania

In 1637 in Holland, one Viceroy Tulip bulb was exchanged for:

Two lasts of wheat
Four lasts of rye
Four fat oxen
Eight fat swine
Twelve fat sheep
Two Hogsheads of wine [1 hogshead = 63 gallons]
Four tuns of beer [1 tun = approximately 15 kegs]
Two tuns of butter
One thousand lbs. of cheese
A complete bed
A suit of clothes
A silver drinking-cup

(source: History House)

(source: Verzameling Van Een Meenigte Tulipaanen via Wikipedia)