INFOGRAPHIC: 33 fascinating facts on U.S. currency
Did you know that the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing makes $696 million of new currency each day?
Or that, so far, the only woman to appear on a U.S. bank note is Martha Washington, on a $1 silver certificate?
Check out the 31 other facts in today's infographic.
Probably the most significant fact concerning U.S. dollars is that there are trillions of them making up 29.1% of global debt. Beyond that, however, today’s infographic covers 33 fascinating facts about the notes and coins themselves.
Another interesting fact worth mentioning: The United States Bureau of Engraving and Printing makes approximately $696 million in currency each day. Amazingly, according to their very fitting website MoneyFactory.gov, in the fiscal year of 2014 they printed over $2.2 billion in $1 bills alone.
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