The U.S. Mint produced a total of 816,138,372,612 coins between 1921 and 2020. The total value of these coins amounts to $169,541,902,128 in today’s dollars.
Martha Washington is the first and only woman to grace the primary portrait of U.S. paper currency.
A million dollars in single dollar bills weighs a ton. A million dollars in single Benjamins weighs a little over twenty pounds.
Congress first issued paper money in 1862.
The European Central Bank was established by the Treaty of Amsterdam in 1998.
While the Federal Reserve is responsible for monetary policy, the Treasury Department actually prints money.
Despite a ban on Bitcoin, China is the second largest miner.
There are only 21 million bitcoins, of which 90% have already been mined.
The first commercial bitcoin transaction was for pizza.
In FY 2021, the toll to make, administer and distribute the 1-cent coin climbed to 2.1 cents from 1.76 cents while the cost for the 5-cent coin increased to 8.52 cents from 7.42 cents.