An Illustrated History of American Money Design
It’s not just paper. From the first notes issued by the Continental Congress to the latest star-spangled bills released by the Federal Reserve, the history of money in America is laced with rebellion,...
United States To Put Woman On $10 Bill
The United States is set to put the picture of a woman on an American banknote for the first time in over a century, breaking the hold that white male political heroes have had on the greenback. The T...
An artist totally reimagined what U.S. dollar bills should look like
Sorry, George. Sorry, Abe. U.S. currency was long overdue for a face lift. As part of his Master's thesis at the Basel School of Design in Switzerland, American artist Travis Purrington revamped bills...
United States dollar
Part 2 Here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FbyQB8e-rQg Educational video explaining the Constitutional and legal history of the US Dollar. This video contai...
Early American currency
Early American currency went through several stages of development in the colonial and post-Revolutionary history of the United States. Because few coins were minted in the thirteen colonies that beca...
Early American currency - Wikipedia
An Illustrated History of American Money Design
It’s not just paper. From the first notes issued by the Continental Congress to the latest star-spangled bills released by the Federal Reserve, the history of money in America is laced with rebellion,...
United States To Put Woman On $10 Bill
The United States is set to put the picture of a woman on an American banknote for the first time in over a century, breaking the hold that white male political heroes have had on the greenback. The T...
Three-cent nickel
The copper-nickel three-cent piece, often called a three-cent nickel piece or three-cent nickel, was designed by US Mint Chief Engraver James B. Longacre and struck by the United States Bureau of the ...
Three-cent nickel - Wikipedia
Liberty Head large cents
Liberty Head large cents are any of the three kinds of large cents in production 1816–1857:
R.S. Yeoman, A Guide Book of United States Coins, 2009 edition.
Coinage Act of 1792
The Coinage Act or the Mint Act, passed by the United States Congress on April 2, 1792, established the United States Mint and regulated the coinage of the United States. The long title of the legisla...
Matron Head
The original Coronet Large Cent, sometimes nicknamed "Matron Head", was a type of cent issued by the United States Mint in Philadelphia from 1816 until 1839. It was one of two similar designs of the C...
Matron Head - Wikipedia
2000 Library of Congress bimetallic ten dollar coin
The 2000 Library of Congress bimetallic ten-dollar coin is a modern U.S. commemorative coin issued in a ten dollar denomination. It is the first gold and platinum bimetallic coin to be issued by the U...
Half dollar (United States coin)
Half dollar coins have been produced every year since the conception of the United States Mint in 1794. Sometimes referred to as the fifty-cent piece, the only other U.S. coin that has been minted as ...
Half dollar (United States coin) - Wikipedia
Numismatic history of the United States
The numismatic history of the United States began with Colonial coins and paper money; most notably the foreign but widely accepted Spanish piece of eight, ultimately descended from the Joachimsthaler...
Numismatic history of the United States - Wikipedia
Trade dollar (United States coin)
The United States trade dollar was a dollar coin minted by the United States Mint to compete with other large silver trade coins that were already popular in East Asia. The idea first came about in th...
Trade dollar (United States coin) - Wikipedia
Georgia pound
The pound was the currency of Georgia until 1793. Initially, the British pound circulated. This was supplemented from 1735 with local paper money denominated in sterling, with 1 pound = 20 shillings =...
1792 half disme
The 1792 half disme (pronounced dime) was an American silver coin with a face value of five cents. Although it is subject to debate as to whether this was intended to be circulating coinage or instead...
Kennedy half dollar mintage figures
The Kennedy half dollar is a United States coin that has been minted since 1964. The first year of production, 1964, was minted in 90% silver and 10% copper. From 1965 through 1970, the Kennedy half d...
Kennedy half dollar mintage figures - Wikipedia
Fractional currency
Fractional currency, also referred to as shinplasters, was introduced by the United States federal government following the outbreak of the Civil War. These fractional notes were in use between 21 Aug...
Fractional currency - Wikipedia
United States Seated Liberty coinage
The Seated Liberty portrait designs appeared on most regular-issue silver United States coinage during the mid- and late-nineteenth century, from 1836 through 1891. The denominations which featured th...
United States Seated Liberty coinage - Wikipedia
1955 doubled-die cent
The 1955 doubled die cent is a die variety that occurred during production of the one cent coin at the United States Mint in 1955.
When a modern coin die is created, it is struck from a working hu...
1955 doubled-die cent - Wikipedia
Coal scrip
Company scrip is scrip (a substitute for government-issued legal tender or currency) issued by a company to pay its employees. It can only be exchanged in company stores owned by the employers. In the...
Coal scrip - Wikipedia
International use of the US dollar
Note that the Belarusian ruble is pegged to the euro, Russian ruble, and U.S. dollar in a currency basket.Besides being the main currency of the United States, the American dollar is used as t...
International use of the US dollar - Wikipedia
District of Columbia and United States Territories Quarters
The District of Columbia and United States Territories Quarter Program was a one-year coin program of the United States Mint that saw quarters being minted in 2009 to honor the District of Columbia a...
District of Columbia and United States Territories Quarters - Wikipedia
Fugio Cent
The Fugio Cent is the first official cent of the United States. It was designed by Benjamin Franklin and rare examples are highly sought after by collectors.
On April 21, 1787, the Congress of the...
Fugio Cent - Wikipedia
San Francisco Old Mint Gold
In 2006, the United States Mint released a gold five dollar commemorative coin which commemorates the 100th year after the old San Francisco mint survived an earthquake.The mint also played a part in ...
San Francisco Old Mint Gold - Wikipedia
Gobrecht dollar
The Gobrecht dollar, minted from 1836 to 1839, was the first silver dollar struck for circulation by the United States Mint since production of that denomination was officially halted in 1806. The coi...
Gobrecht dollar - Wikipedia
Early United States commemorative coins
The Early United States commemorative coins traditionally begins with the 1892 Colombian Half dollar and extends through the 1954 Booker T. Washington issue. The profits from the sale of commemorative...
Early United States commemorative coins - Wikipedia
California gold coinage
California gold coinage was produced from the early 1850s until 1882. In the early period, from roughly 1852 through 1856, the coins were made for actual use due to a lack of familiar small denominati...