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Back In Time - The American Dollar


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Djole
- 3980 days ago - fun-genius.com
I found what people used decades or centuries ago as a currency. Some really interesting designs, some better - I say - than the current bills we use.



   

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Ryan M (5)
Saturday August 23, 2008, 11:36 am
Ah yes, back when it had value. You could exchange a dollar bill for a silver dollar. Now it costs over 20 if you're lucky!
 

Louise L (48)
Sunday August 24, 2008, 1:33 pm
Some of these designs are so wonderful! I especially like the Native American chief, and the Greek-like setting with all the women. I wish I could have seen the dates, because I love antiques also. Would have been nice to match them with events. Thanks for site, Djole.
 

Deborah Hooper (59)
Monday August 25, 2008, 1:11 pm
Symbolism is amazing. Many women with at least one breast exposed, and wings everywhere. But some weird stuff too. A man looks like he is begging and another where many men are watching one man smoke a very long pipe. I saved to my computer and tried to zoom in to get a better look. Couldn't read the fine print though. Interesting that they had George and Martha both on the one too. Going to see if I can find information on the symbolism.
 
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