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United States Currency

Learn about U.S. paper and coin money, or learn how to convert between international currencies.

: $1, $2, $5, $10, $20, $50, and $100. The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) manufactures paper money. It also , with new appearances and enhanced . BEP includes security features to prevent counterfeiting. through the Bureau's Money Store.

The United States no longer issues bills in larger denominations, such as $500, $1,000, $5,000, and $10,000 bills. But they are still legal tender and may still be in circulation. All U.S. currency issued since 1861 is valid and redeemable at its full face value.

Coins

The United States issues several denominations, with the most common being: 1¢, 5¢, 10¢, 25¢, 50¢, and $1. The U.S. Mint manufactures and circulates coins to pay for goods and services. It also issues and  for . These coins honor a person, place, or event.

Mutilated Money

If you have paper money that is extremely damaged, you can with the BEP. Examples of damaged paper money include:

  • Bills that are less than one half of the bill
  • Bills in such a condition that you're unable to tell the denomination.

If you have paper money that is dirty, defaced, torn or more than half of the original size, you can exchange it for a bill that's in better shape at your local bank.

Xổ số miền bắc 2You can through the Mutilated Coin Redemption Program.

 list of exchange rates for over 20 countries against the value of the U.S. dollar.  
  • Check with local banks to learn how to buy currency for another country.
  • Compare the fees for using currency exchange booths, exchange machines, and ATMs. 
  • Xổ số miền bắc 2If you use a credit card or ATM card abroad, the exchange rate will be different than the rates at currency exchange booths.

    Cash Limits When Traveling Abroad or Entering the U.S.

    • Look up the  for their currency guidelines and country information.
    • Find out if you must you take out of the United States.

    Video: Field Trip to the Money Factory

    Meet Brian, a designer and Dixie, an engraver. Learn about their jobs and how money is made. Here's a lesson plan.

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    Xổ số miền bắc 2Last Updated: October 16, 2020

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