100 FascinatingFacts About Money

We spent several weeks (okay, maybe just a few hours) scouring the internet looking for the most interesting money facts we could find.

These facts cover U.S. currency, world money, and historical money. They range from the depressing to the exciting, from the shocking to the bizarre.

The study of money is called numismatics.

Ninety-five percent of the notes printed each year replace those already in circulation.

No living person can have their face on currency.

Eighty-five to 95% of paper money contains traces of cocaine.

The $1 bill hasn’t had a redesign in over 50 years.

The U.S. officially adopted the dollar as its unit of currency in 1785.

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