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What are the denominations of the US dollar?

 The dollar has been the official and legal currency of the United States of America since 1785 AD, where the dollar is distinguished by its clear influence and control over the international financial market. Therefore, it is classified as the most traded currency in the global commercial markets, as for the roots of the name of the dollar back to an ancient coin known as the silver thaler, and it was minted in the fifteenth century AD through Count Stefan Schleck, after he discovered silver in a mine in a region in the Czech Republic, This contributes to the spread of coins made of the metal throughout the continent of Europe, and later moved to the colonies of Europeans in the regions of Latin America with immigration movements, and this currency was known as the dollar. The dollar is also the global reference currency on which all countries of the world depend in their commercial and financial transactions ; Therefore, it is used in most countries of the world as a second currency in conjunction with the use of the official currency of each country.


Dollar denominations:

Where the US dollar in circulation includes two types of money, and each of them has many denominations, and in the following information about it:

Metal Dollar Coins:

 Coins of the dollar constitute a group of coins circulating in the United States of America; Mineral currencies are minted annually for use in many daily commercial and financial operations, and these currencies include the following categories:


One cent:

It was issued in 2017, and the face of the coin contains a picture of US President Lincoln, and the back of the coin contains a picture of a shield with an inscription of the value of the coin.

Five cents:

As it was issued in 2017, the face of the coin contains a picture of US President Thomas Jefferson, and the back of the coin contains an image of a building showing its doors, windows, and dome.

A dime a dozen:

As it was issued in 2017, the face of the coin contains the image of US President Franklin Roosevelt, and the back of the coin contains images of tree branches, which are the branch of the oak tree to denote independence and strength, and the branch of the olive tree to signify peace, and it also contained a torch to indicate freedom.

 25 cents:

As it was issued in 2017, the face of the coin contained a picture of US President George Washington, and the back of the coin contained a picture of the American national parks.

Fifty cents:

As it was issued in 2017, the face of the coin contained a picture of US President John F. Kennedy, while the back of the coin contained a presidential seal, a picture of an eagle carrying a bundle of olives, a shield on its chest, and a group of arrows, and in all these components a circle of fifty stars was surrounded.



 One dollar:

It includes two types, namely, the original American dollar, which is a currency used in financial collections, and not used in daily financial transactions, the Presidential US dollar, which is a currency used to honor the presidents of the United States of America By issuing a one dollar coin containing the image of each of them in order according to their presidential terms, and this idea was applied since 2007; Where the first US dollar coin was issued in the presidential dollar, and it contained the image of US President George Washington.

Dollar banknotes:

Where the US Federal Council issued a set of denominations of the dollar's paper currency, namely:

 Dollar:

The coin was issued for the first time in 1963, and it contains a picture of US President George Washington.

 Two dollars:

Where this coin contains the image of the United States Declaration of Independence, an image by John Trumbull, and the image of US President Thomas Jefferson.

Five dollars:

The current design of this coin appeared in 2008 AD, and it contains gray and purple light colors, and is characterized by the presence of the image of US President Lincoln on its face.

Ten dollars:

The current design of this coin appeared in 2006, and it contains a mixture of colors, namely, red, orange and yellow, and also contained the image of Alexander Hamilton, one of the founders of the United States of America in the form of a watermark.

Twenty dollars:

 The current design of this coin appeared in 2003 AD, and it contains a background consisting of peach and green colors, as well as relying on its safety devices on the glow of green color, and the presence of a picture of US President Jackson in the form of a watermark.


 Fifty dollars:

The current design of this coin appeared in 2004 AD, and it contains a background consisting of red and blue colors, a safety indicator marked in yellow, and a picture of US President Grant in the form of a watermark.

One hundred dollars:

Its design currently in use is its most recent release; Where it became in circulation in 2013, and this design contained additional features to maintain the security of the currency, as it contains the image of US President Benjamin Franklin in the form of a watermark.

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