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What do the Latin phrases and symbols on the dollar bill mean?
Whether you call it a buck, a single, a one, or a bill, the linen and cotton-blend currency resting in your wallet at this very moment contains a smorgasbord of images, symbols and Latin phrases – some hidden in plain sight. What do they mean and, once deciphered, can they unlock a series of veiled messages from our forefathers? The word dollar is derived from …
Origin of stone mint
First recorded in 1850–55; so called because it grows in rocky woodlands
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