• In the Spotlight:
Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

DID YOU KNOW ( THE DOLLAR)

38. You can count 13 leaves on the olive branch
39. There are 13 berries on the olive branch
40. The dollar bill also features 13 arrows and 13 hats
41. The Secretary of the Treasury usually selects the designs shown on US currency, unless otherwise specified by an Act of Congress
42. A world record of $2,255,000 was paid in December 2006 for an 1890 $1000 United States Treasury note. The note features a portrait of Civil War-era General George Gordon Meade, who commanded Union Army troops at the Battle of Gettysburg
43. Pocahontas appeared on the back of the $20 bill in 1875
44. Money isn't made out of paper, it's actually made out of linen

Answer Question
 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:41 PM on Jul. 3, 2009 in Just for Fun

Answers (2)
  • 45. A fifty dollar bill is often called a Grant because it features a portrait of Ulysses S. Grant
    46. A $100 bill has many nicknames: C-note, Hundo, Hunksy, Franklin, Ben, Benjy, Benny, Big one, and my favorite: 100 bones
    47. High-denomination bills ($500-$100,000 notes) are technically legal tender, but were last printed in 1945 and officially discontinued on Jul 14, 1969 by the Federal Reserve System
    48. President Richard Nixon halted the circulation of these high-denomination bills in 1969 by Executive Order, in an effort to fight organized crime
    49. The security thread in bills $5 and higher will turn blue if they are held under ultraviolet light
    50. The $1 bill’s famous nickname of “Greenback” derives from the Demand Note dollars created by Abraham Lincoln in the late 1800s to finance the Civil War. These notes were printed in black and green on the back side
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:41 PM on Jul. 3, 2009

  • Where have I been? I didn't know any of that stuff. Guess I have never had enough dollars LOL
    Jessaroo1987

    Answer by Jessaroo1987 at 9:52 PM on Jul. 3, 2009

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.