dollar history

The History of the Dollar

The History of the Dollar From Thalers to Dollars The history of the dollar is a story involving many countries in different continents. The word dollar is much older than the American unit of currency. It is an Anglicised form of “thaler”, (pronounced taler, with a long “a”), the name given to coins first minted…

Expensive Currencies

Top 15 Most Expensive Currencies of the World – December 2017

Top 15 Most Expensive Currencies of the World – December 2017 When you hear the phrase Top 15 Most Expensive Currencies of the world, the first currency that comes to your mind is US Dollar. But US Dollar or Euro or GBP are no longer among the Top 15 Most Expensive Currencies of the world….

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United States dollar

The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution. For most practical purposes, it is divided into 100 smaller cent (¢) units, but officially it…