The U.S. dollar is officially the currency of the United States of America, alongside its insular territories. A U.S. dollar is divided into 100 smaller cent units. These days, the currency in circulation in the U.S. consists of Federal Reserve Notes. But did you know that at one point, the U.S. dollar had a $100,000 bill?
In addition, the U.S. dollar is one of the currencies widely used for international transactions, as well as the world’s primary reserve currency. There are countries that use USD as their official currency. Aside from the U.S. and its territories, the U.S. dollar is the main currency of two British Overseas Territories; the Turks and Caicos Islands and the British Virgin Islands.
Take a look at the currency and coins of the U.S.A.
*These are the currencies no longer in circulation, but they were once used.
The U.S. Currency And Coins
*$100,000 – Woodrow Wilson (28th U.S. President)
*$10,000 – Salmon P. Chase (25th U.S. Treasury Secretary)
*$5,000 – James Madison (4th U.S. President)
*$1,000 – Grover Cleveland (22nd/24th U.S. President)
*$500 – William McKinley (25th U.S. President)
$100 – Benjamin Franklin (Politician)
$50 – Ulysses S. Grant (18th U.S. President)
$20 – Andrew Jackson (7th U.S. President)
$10 – Alexander Hamilton (1st U.S. Treasury Secretary)
$5 – Abraham Lincoln (16th U.S. President)
$2 – Thomas Jefferson (3rd U.S. President)
$1 – George Washington (1st U.S. President)
Golden Dollar ($1)
Silver Dollar ($1)
– Susan B. Anthony
– John F. Kennedy, 35th U.S. President
– George Washington, 1st U.S. President
– Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 32nd U.S. President
– Thomas Jefferson, 3rd U.S. President
– Abraham Lincoln, 16th U.S. President