National Affairs: New Currency

A dollar is a dollar, yet a dollar does not necessarily resemble a dollar. We have in this country, at the present time, six different kinds of paper currency with various designs. Secretary of the Treasury Mellon last week approved designs for new issues of paper currency, which will give three of the six kinds of currency a uniform type of design.

The six varieties are:

United States Notes (Green-backs). Issued in denominations of

$1, $2, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100, $500, $1,000; limited in issue to $346,681,016 (protected by a gold reserve of $152,000,000); legal...

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