Money: Ask the Fact Monster Questions
Updated February 23, 2017 | Factmonster Staff
- I would be very grateful if you could tell me why a Pound Sterling is also called a "quid."
- During World War II the U.S. used $1 bills that were stamped with the word "Hawaii" on them. Could you explain a little about them and maybe something about their value today?
- Is it true that an African-American women by the name of Selma Burke designed the dime?
- Where did the dollar sign originate?
- Which EU members are using the euro as a currency? Is EU different from EEC? What does EEC stand for?
- What was the highest denomination of bill the U.S. Treasury ever printed and which president is on it?
- Line up the nickel, the dime, the quarter, and the penny. Why are the other presidents turning their backs on Abraham Lincoln?
- What does NASDAQ stand for?
- What do social security numbers mean? What do the numbers tell you about someone?
- What is the order that the new U.S. quarters are being produced? And how often will a new coin be introduced?
- When did the people start paying federal income tax?
- What do the three balls on a pawn shop signify?
- What appears on the "tails" side of the dime, and what do these symbols mean?
- What kind of car is on the back of the $10 bill?
- Whose face is on the U.S. dime?
- I have heard that 1943 steel pennies are worth a lot of money. I just happen to have one. Any idea how much it's worth?
- What were the 12 orginal stocks that made up the Dow Jones Industrial Average?
- Is there a million dollar bill? If so, whose picture is on it?
- How much do the representatives in the house get paid yearly?
- Why is the dime smaller than the nickel?
- Is there still a $2 bill?
- Why does the US keep introducing dollar coins even though nobody seems to use them?