The phrase “Gnnet Gahka Poccnn” is a common misspelling of the Russian phrase “Банк Примечание России” which translates to “Bank Note of Russia.” This phrase, pronounced as “Bilet Banka Rossii,” is found on the Russian ruble. One US dollar is equal to about 30 rubles, while one euro is equal to about 40 rubles.Continue Reading
Just like the United States dollar is divided into 100 cents, the ruble is divided into 100 kopeks. Ruble bills appear in 50, 100, 500, 1000, and 5000 denominations; coins are minted in 1, 5, 10 and 50 kopeks, as well as 1, 2, 5 and 10 rubles. Ruble notes, tinted in blue, purple, orange, red and green, are much more colorful than their American counterparts. The ruble has remained relatively steady in value since 1998 (aside from a slight weakening in 2008).
For a long time, Russia had no official currency, and people used furs and foreign coins for trade. The ruble first began circulating in Russia 700 years ago, getting its name from the Russian word for “scar” that appeared due to the two-step molding process. It wasn't until the rule of Elena Glinskaya, mother of Ivan the Terrible, that the ruble gained official status as Russia’s currency.Learn more about Currency & Conversions
The Stellar sea lion is a common misspelling of the Northern or Steller sea lion, a marine mammal found in the Northern Pacific ocean. Their habitats range from Japan to California.Full Answer >
Red wiglers are a misspelling of red wigglers, a kind of earthworm that lives in decaying matter instead of soil. They have numerous other common names, including tiger worms, but they are known to science as Eisenia fetida.Full Answer >
There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar using a combination of pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, half dollars and dollar coins, according to the Mathematical Association of America. It has been disputed that a dollar coin is change for a dollar bill since the definition of change dictates the coin value equal that of a larger coin or bill. Using that definition, the dollar coin would not qualify and the total count would decrease to 292 ways.Full Answer >
The dollar is valued against other national currencies at a continually changing rate, and multiple factors influence the worth of these monies, which causes the dollar's value to rise or fall. The dollar's worth fluctuates in time and changes on a daily, weekly and yearly basis in comparison with other currencies. This change, called the exchange rate, is one of the most watched and analyzed aspects of international markets and economies, notes Investopedia.com.Full Answer >