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31 Fascinating Facts On The Early History Of The US Dollar

Today, we all know the U.S. dollar as an iconic currency that is recognizable to people around the world. And while Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardin has previously looked at the buying power of the U.S. dollar over time, as well as important events like the Great Depression, we have not looked at the history of the dollar itself. How and why was it conceived, and why do we call it a “dollar” or a “buck”? How did the dollar’s early history help to shape today’s world? Courtesy of: The Money Project Before the Dollar For the early colonists, currency was a bit of a free-for-all.
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