10 American Currencies You Never Knew Existed

10 American Currencies You Never Knew Existed
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BadCredit.org Staff
By: BadCredit.org Staff
Posted: January 12, 2014
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Currency serves two very important purposes: First and most obvious, it provides people the means to conduct business with one another using legal tender of indisputable value.

But a nation’s currency also serves to define its culture and identity. A nation’s currency reveals its history and values it holds most dear.

You’re likely familiar with our modern-day bills and coins, but many people have never heard of these 10 outdated American currencies.

10 American Currencies You Never Knew Existed

For more information on other American currencies, visit the U.S. Department of the Treasury.