Money Facts

  • Historical Currency - Descriptions of unique currency found today and yesterday; seldom seen obsolete forms of U.S. Government currency.
  • History of "In God We Trust" - The motto "In God We Trust" was placed on United States coins largely because of the increased religious sentiment existing during the Civil War. Learn more about this history.
  • History of Money - Learn about money, from bartering to electronic money and everything in between.
  • History of Money - Over the last 10,000 years, the material form that money has taken has changed considerably—from cattle and cowrie shells to today’s electronic currency.
  • History of U.S. Currency - From Coloniol notes to our current design, see the U.S. Currency timeline.
  • It's My Life - Money - Learn how to spend your money SMART!
  • The Mint - Learn how to get money and be smart with it.
Page last updated: Feb 24th, 2015