Thursday, February 25, 2010

Ten things you didn't know about Money by TIMES

As the U.S. Mint releases a new $1 coin on Nov. 19 — this one commemorates former President Zachary Taylor — TIME traces the history of banknotes from ancient China to modern cocaine dens.
Here are 10 fun facts about money that may surprise you: Do you know the Origin of the $ sign? What does the expression "Dirty money" really mean? How many years can a bill used? When and where was the first ATM mashine installed? When was the first paper money issued and much much more!

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