6 Facts About Money

Money makes the world go round. We use it every day and we see coins and notes on our tables in the kitchen without thinking too much about it. But how much do you really know about money in the physical sense? Here’s a few things about money that you probably never knew.

1. George Washington

This might be a surprise to some people, but the first face to appear on the $1 bill wasn’t actually George Washington, it was Salmon P. Chase, the Secretary of the Treasury in 1862. That didn’t change for another seven years before Washington replaced him. If you randomly come across a $1 bill with Case pictured on it, whatever you do don’t spend it! It could be worth up to $300 for a collector.