A Brief History of Paper Money

We’re posting these wonderful images from the Renee Rhyner & Co. Stock Library in honor of the day that the US first issued paper money: March 10th, 1862.

 

We’re posting these wonderful images from the Renee Rhyner & Co. Stock Library in honor of the day that the US first issued paper money: March 10th, 1862.

 
Known as “greenbacks”, the bills first came in denominations of $5, $10 and $20. 

 

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