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In honor of U.S. President's Day, NerdWallet researched how our historical leaders came to be on our money. The Treasury.gov Resource Center says, “Our records do not suggest why certain Presidents and statesmen were chosen for specific denominations.” Is that really so? NerdWallet breaks down which presidents are featured on U.S. currency – including small bills, coins, and rare denominations – and why.

In honor of U.S. President's Day, NerdWallet researched how our historical leaders came to be on our money. The Treasury.gov Resource Center says, “Our records do not suggest why certain Presidents and statesmen were chosen for specific denominations.” Is that really so? NerdWallet breaks down which presidents are featured on U.S. currency – including small bills, coins, and rare denominations – and why.

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Australia Currency, I made sure to bring home at least one of each of their coins....but turns out I brought home 2 extra dollar and 1 extra two dollar coins. $6.85...darn I could have bought just another little something with that!

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Australian Dollars, after the demise of the $! and $2 notes when coins of those denominations were introduced.

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Prior to 1964, the USA was "on the silver standard." The government controlled the price of silver, and silver certificates were bills that could be exchanged for a specific amount of the metal. Denominations used in the 20th century were one dollar, five dollars, and ten dollars. The government was allowed to print only as many bills as there was silver in the Treasury to redeem them, which helped to control the money supply. Silver certificates in fact were little more than a receipt or…

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N♡T. Denomination: 1/2 Dollar (aboutDollar) Metal: Silver State: USA (1776 - ) Issue year(s): 1926 Person: George Washington Catalog reference: Seaby-B (1)

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