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Posts tagged ‘Currency’

Ancient Forms of Money

Before coins and paper notes many objects were tested out for the use of money. Some because of their rarity and others because they had a…

The Face on the Bill

  Have you ever wondered why the United States has that law prohibiting the use of a living person’s face on currency or stamps? Well, mostly…

The Money Museum

    One of the most unique museums in the United States is the “Money Museum.” Part of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, the Museum…

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