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Large denominations of United States currency greater than $100 were circulated by the United ... Large-denomination currency (i.e., banknotes with a face value of $500 or higher) had been used in the United States since the late 18th century. ... drug trade and money laundering, it is unlikely that the U.S. government will ...

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Aug 18, 2015 ... About the FedBanking and the Financial SystemMoney, Interest Rates, and Monetary PolicyCredit, Loans, and ... Have a question? Ask Us. Which denominations of currency does the Federal Reserve issue? The Federal ... What is the role of the Federal Reserve with respect to banknotes and coins?

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As of July 2013, currency in circulation—that is, U.S. coins and paper currency in the hands of the public—totaled about $1.2 trillion dollars. The amount of cash ...

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Back To Main. History of United States Currency. Early American colonists used English, Spanish and French money while they were under English rule.

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Jul 8, 2014 ... The purpose of the United States currency system is to serve the ... States to Federal Reserve Banks only against an equal amount of gold ...