Money Trivia

Everyone loves money...we work for it, save it, spend it and never seem to have enough. But how much do we really know about it?

We'll rotate some interesting facts about coins / currency, past and present.
Perhaps you'll discover some valuable coins in your old piggy bank or at least learn something new!

 

Did you know?

  • Since 1938, all United States coins bear the inscription, “In God We Trust”. It was first used on paper money in 1957, when it appeared on the one-dollar silver certificate.
  • Martha Washington is the only woman (so far) to have had her picture on a note of U.S. currency.

  • No matter what denomination of currency you have, it will always weigh exactly 1 gram.
  • Need a quick measurement? U.S. bills are exactly six inches long.
  • That the 1943 copper-alloy cent is one of the most sought after items by coin collectors? There are about 40 of these known to be in existence today.