Types of Money
All American coins are small circles made out of a type
of metal.† They all have a picture of
someone engraved on the front.† Most of
the people engraved on the front are presidents.
††††††††††††††† Penny: Copper colored with a small picture of Abraham Lincoln engraved in the front.† Itís worth $0.01.
††††††††††††††† Nickel:† It is a silver color with a small picture of Thomas Jefferson on the front.†† Itís worth $0.05.
††††††††††††††† Dime: †Itís the smallest of American coins and is silver also.† It has a picture of John Adams engraved on the front.† Itís worth $0.10.
††††††††††††††† Quarter:† Itís also a silver color with a picture of George Washington engraved on the front.† Itís worth $0.25.
††††††††††††††† Half-Dollar Coin:† Itís silver with a picture of a John F. Kennedy engraved on the front of it.† Itís also the largest American coin.† Itís worth $0.50.
††††††††††††††† One-Dollar Coin:† Itís
also silver and has a picture of a Susan B. Anthony.† Itís worth $1.00.
All American dollar bills are average size rectangular pieces of paper.† Most are worth more than coins.† They also have pictures of people on the front of them; most of the people are presidents.† All of the dollar bills are the same color.
One-Dollar Bill:† Worth one hundred pennies, it has a picture of George Washington on the front.† It is worth the least of all dollar bills.†
They have little strands of red, white, and blue mixed in.† Itís worth $1.00.
Two-Dollar Bill: †The two-dollar bill is the most rare of all American bills.† A picture of John Adams is on the two-dollar bill.† Itís worth† $2.00.
Five-Dollar Bill:† On this bill is a picture of president Abraham Lincoln.† Itís worth $5.00.
Ten-Dollar Bill: †A picture of Alexander Hamilton is on the ten-dollar bill.††
Twenty-Dollar Bill: †A picture of Andrew Jackson is on the twenty-dollar bill.
Fifty-Dollar Bill:† A picture of Alexander Grant is on the fifty- dollar bill.
One Hundred-Dollar Bill:† A picture of Ben Franklin is on the hundred-dollar bill.
Five Hundred-Dollar Bill:† A picture of William McKinley is on the five hundred-dollar bills.
One Thousand-Dollar Bill:† A picture of Grover Cleveland is on the thousand-dollar bill.
Five Thousand-Dollar Bill:† A picture of James Madison is on this bill.
Ten Thousand:† The president on the front of this bill Samuel Chase.
One Hundred Thousand-Dollar Bill: A picture of Woodrow Wilson is on this bill.