Money — it's the tangible symbol of the economic strength and viability of our country, which makes it prime fodder for all sorts of unusual legends.
An automobile included in the scene pictured on the back of the U.S. |
The new Canadian $10 bill is being recalled because it includes a misprint of the poem "In Flanders Fields."
The Canadian $2 bill (or $5 bill or $10 bill) depicts the American flag flying over Parliament.
U.S. law specifies that a creditor does not have to accept more than 100 pennies towards the payment of a debt or obligation.
The letters 'JS' on the U.S. dime represent the initials of Soviet leader Josef Stalin.
A significantly large percentage of U.S. currency bears traces of cocaine.
$2 bills are considered unlucky.
A loon appears on Canada's one-dollar coin because the original dies, featuring another design, were lost in transit.
Some new Wisconsin quarters contain a printing error that makes them especially valuable.
The plastic strip embedded in U.S. bank notes enables the Feds to tell how much money you have on you.
Tale of a Taco Bell employee who refused a
U.S. buffalo nickels are being recalled because the bison depicted is anatomically correct.
New U.S $5 and $10 bills contain printing errors.
A collector deliberately placed three valuable U.S. coins into circulation in
A Canadian banknote included an image resembling a grinning devil behind
A U.S. penny costs more than a cent to make.
Search for counterfeiter of dollar bills lasts ten years.
You can tell counterfeit $2 coins (toonies) circulating in Canada from real ones by the size of the Queen's portrait.
Article explains the origins of the symbolism on the back of the U.S. one-dollar bill.
New Canadian polymer bills melt easily.
Wrapping bills in tinfoil keeps them from being detected by scanning devices.
Canadian $2 dollar bills are worth $20,000.
It is illegal to carry $10,000 or more in cash.