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.
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
Unmarked bills are paper money with no distinguishing marks to make it easy for law enforcement to trace. Law enforcement officers mark bills using highlighters, writing or by recording the serial numbers of the bill, according to Wikipedia.Full Answer >
The U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing still produces $2 bills, according to MSN Money. They were first introduced in 1862, but production of $2 bills was suspended in 1966 due to their lack of popularity. Production started again in 1976 as part of the U.S. Bicentennial celebration.Full Answer >
There are 1,000 $20 bills in each properly prepared bundle. This bundled amount is equal to exactly $20,000 in cash. Each bundle of bills should be further separated into 10 straps of cash consisting of 100 bills each.Full Answer >
There are exactly 1,000 $100 bills in a bundle. According to Federal Reserve Bank Services, a bundle is comprised of 10 currency straps of 100 bills each for all bills greater than $1. A currency strap of $100 bills is worth $10,000 and a 10-strap bundle totals $100,000.Full Answer >