US Dollar History
US dollar history resources offer a glimpse to the history of the American currency. You can also get historical dollar rates from official and un-official sources.
One of the best sources for any country's currency history and monetary policy in the past is the central bank of the country. The Federal Reserve and it's regional banks are no exception to this rule.
The Federal Reserve banks offer continuous exhibitions, both on- and offline, about the history of money in the U.S.
One of these exhibitions is available from Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. The exhibition web pages are located at frbsf.org/currency/ , and feature pictures of the money used throughout the times, plus interesting information about the phases of development.
In fact, Federal Reserve has a complete web site dedicated to education. This site is located at federalreserveeducation.org .
US DOllar History Resources
Academical sources are among the best places for any kind of comprehensive information on issues that have no immediate commercial value. Dollar's history falls under this category.
For example, there is a popular dollar history available from the University of Exeter (UK) web server, located at www.ex.ac.uk/~RDavies/arian/northamerica.html.
There is also a whole web site dedicated to the history of economics, including the history of money. This web site is located at eh.net and supported by the Economic History Association.
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