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Monumental Money: People and Places on U.S. Paper Money

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Presenting U.S. currency used from the colonial period to the present day, this reference surveys the world of American banknotes and paper currency in three parts. Part one presents all the banknotes in circulation today, including those being slowly withdrawn as newer designs replace them, along with color photographs and a brief description of the people and sites ...more
Hardcover, Large print, 112 pages
Published March 2012 by Arkin Publishing
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Charlie (NJBiblio)
May 22, 2013 Charlie (NJBiblio) rated it really liked it
Monumental Money stands as a fantastic introduction to the history of American paper currency. Not only does the book provide a good guide and photographic history of the changes made to the currency over the years, short histories and overviews of American monetary history throughout the years are concise and give just enough information for the reader to understand changes without becoming bogged down in policy or economics.

The highlight of the book are the color depictions of each different s
Feb 07, 2015 Donielle rated it really liked it
What a fascinating read. the evolution of money design is really interesting. i really like the pages with the face of the bill and the many revisions. each bill is also accompanied by many facts so many trivia facts that are well organized. definitely a good read if you are going to be on jeopardy.
Jan 25, 2013 Nathan rated it really liked it
A great introduction to the history of our nation's paper money.
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