A pound of $50 bills is worth $22,700. Every U.S. banknote, regardless of denomination, weighs approximately 1 gram. Since there are 454 grams in a pound, a pound of any U.S. bill is worth 454 times its face value.Continue Reading
Since U.S. banknotes have a consistent weight of 1 gram, they can be used as improvised scale calibration weights.
The largest denomination ever printed by the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing was the $100,000 Gold Certificate, although it was only printed for transactions between Federal Reserve banks.
U.S. currency paper is composed of 75 percent cotton and 25 percent linen, and it is durable enough to withstand about 4,000 double folds before tearing.Learn more about Currency & Conversions
One billion dollars in $100 bills laid out would range over 111,287.50 square feet. The standard dimensions of a U.S. currency note are 2.61 inches tall by 6.14 inches long. Ten million $100 dollar bills, laid end to end, would stretch 4,000 miles long.Full Answer >
The American Bankers Association standard is for a currency strap to contain 100 bills of the same value, except for $1 bills, which can also be arranged into straps of 25, 50, 200 or 250. The Federal Reserve uses bundles consisting of 10 straps of the same denomination.Full Answer >
As of 2015, there are seven different denominations of the Euro, which are the 5, 10, 20, 50,100, 200 and 500 Euro bills. Each denomination of the Euro uses an architectural design or feature from various time periods throughout Europe's history, such as the Roman, Gothic or Renaissance periods.Full Answer >
In the form of $100 U.S. bills, $1 million weighs just over 22 pounds. When smaller denominations of currency are used, $1 million weighs more because more bills are needed.Full Answer >