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30 Amazing Facts About Money

1. The five cent coin is more expensive to manufacture - it costs the US Mint 11.18 cents to produce a nickel.

2. Serial numbers are not just numbers. They also use letters as part of the alphanumeric code for the 12 Federal Reserve Banks.

3. Pocahontas appeared on the back of the $20 bill in 1875.

4. In the 1980s, the financial sector claimed just 10% of U.S. corporate profits.

5. The meaning of 'Blue Chip' comes from blue casino chips which have a high value.

6. It costs about 3 cents to make a $1 bill in the United States.

7. The average bank teller loses $250 every year.

8. Benjamin Franklin and Alexander Hamilton are the only non - Presidents to appear on a U.S. bill.

9. $2 bills are seen as a rarity, but there are more than 1.1 billion of them in circulation. You can request some from most local banks.

10. Women who get married after 30 in the U.S. end up making about US$18000 more than their early-marrying peers.

11. After the American Civil War, one third to one half of the currency was counterfeit.

12. London's after hours economy generates $32.3 billion every year.

13. bob Marley's final words were;"Money can't buy life."

14. The first woman to appear on U.S. coins wasn't even American.

15. Pennies buried in a garden will repel slugs, which will get electric shocks from touching copper and zinc.

16. McDonald's make about US$75 million per day.

17. The $ sign was introduced in 1788.

18. Americans spent more than US$15 billion on jeans in 2005.

19. Sea shells were once commonly used in many parts of the world as money.

20. American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating 1 olive from each salad served in first class.

21. Farm in Delaware turns more than four tons of wornout U.S. cash into compost every year.

22. One penny doubled everyday becomes over 5 million dollars in just 30 days.

23. Americans spent about US$61.4 billion on their pets in 2011.

24. Credit card are being issued to high schoolers too in the US.

25. Pocahontas appeared on the back of the $20 bill in 1875.

26. It costs about 3 cents to make a $1 bill in the United States.

27. The special green color-shifting ink for bill is manufactured according to a top secret formula.

28. Only 8% of the world's currency is actual physical money.

29. In 1776 a man who made $4,000 a year was considered wealthy.

30. Arguing about money is the top predictor of divorce, a study found.

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