Unique Facts About Money

Almost every paper in the world of money printed by incorporating images important figures in the country. The figures can be heroes, the President, or the queen of a kingdom.
But what would happen if it turns out fiction novelist photo can be used as an image in the currency?
In fact, the famous novelist fiction rumored to be the first woman in the picture denominations of banknotes in England 10 pounds recently.

In fact, this is not the first unique thing about money. In the history and development, money has a unique story row even tend funny. Here are 11 facts about the uniqueness of money:
Unique Facts About Money
1. Heads or tails?

How could this happen. Before money, people make buying and selling through the exchange of goods. In Nauru, the Pacific continent, citizens appreciate one thing than money, namely mice. Therefore, the term head or tail.

Residents rely on the pre-modern commodities trading like the Aztecs who use coffee beans, the Norwegians are using butter, Paraguay who appreciate snails and Roman soldiers were paid with salt.
2. Monopoly money

It turns cash printing monopoly game every year for more than the cash that is printed in the United States (U.S.).

A total of U.S. $ 30 billion in monopoly money printed in the U.S. each year. While cash is printed at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing U.S. only amounted to U.S. $ 11 billion.
3. Pigs

In old English the word `pygg` is the name for the type of clay used to present the dish or as a place to store money pitcher.

As the development of language, this time the word `pygg` sounds like pig (pig). That's what causes the piggy bank-shaped piggy bank in the UK most of the pigs.
4. Money or life

Paper money was first printed in China during the 10th century. But it did not last long after Genghis Khan defeated the country.

Of the great empire, she won gold and silver and give the money instead of paper. He also refused the money referred to as acts of infringement.
5. Dollar and its symbol

$ Sign for U.S. currency is said to originate from Ps Spain, stands for pesos. In order to abbreviate it shorter, then S coupled with P. The result is a formula P + S = $

This symbol has been widely used, until finally there is the first dollar in 1875, the symbol does not exist in the U.S. paper money.
6. every year 18 million pound money has corrupted
Mutilated Note Service of the Bank of England to replace the money that was stained, torn or damaged. At least half of the paper money issued by banks damaged.

There are about 30 thousand submissions damaged money worth 18 million pounds annually. Money is damaged due to lags in the washing machine, pet bitten, burned in the oven and go away.
7. The biggest form of best

Largest banknote ever printed Bank of England is a nominal £ 1 million in 1948. Printing money to help Europe's biggest post-World War II.

This money can only be used the U.S. government and was canceled after a few months of printing.

Though it was withdrawn from circulation, does not mean the money is worthless. In 2008, one of the two remaining money was auctioned and sold for 78 thousand pounds.
8. Figure drawing on banknotes

Historic figures in the UK have long filled images denominations since 1970 and the Bank of England welcomed the various ideas about who should be respected and paper money.

Some of the advice given society, including Agatha Christie, even the Beatles.
9. Serrations on the edge of a coin

You know, why the coin has a ridged pattern around the rotation?. Coins are usually made ​​of precious metals and the thieves usually steal and cutting edge metal.

So the government tried to cope with the changing pattern of coin money. It can also complicate counterfeiting measures.
10. The reason the U.S. dollar is green

There are three reasons why the U.S. dollar (U.S.) green. The first, the amount of green ink is available in large quantities when going to print money.

Both green color will change chemically resistant. The third, psychologically, the color green can be identified with the government As strong credit and stable.
11. The Queen's banknote image

Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II appears in 33 countries currencies over any figure drawing.

Canada is the first country to use the image in the fractional paper money worth U.S. $ 20 in 1935. At that time he was a 9-year-old daughter.

In some years, as many as 26 portraits of Queen Elizabeth II has been used in the UK, in the colonies, and in some areas its power.

While some people make money and change the image in accordance with changes in age, most others still choose to put a picture of his youth.

Belize currently redesigning its currency in 1980, the country is an image that has been aged 20 years.


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