A United States Note, also known as a Legal Tender Note, is a type of paper money that was issued from 1862 to 1971 in the U.S. Having been current for more than 100 years, they were issued for longer than any other form of U.S. paper money. They were known popularly as "greenbacks", a name inherited from the ...
United States of America v. $124,700 in U.S. Currency, 458 F.3d 822 (8th Cir. 2006), was a decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit that was handed down on August 18, 2006. The form of the styling of this case— the defendant being an object, rather than a legal person—is because this is a ...
The question in this case is whether the Government's 18-month delay in filing a civil proceeding for forfeiture of the currency violates the claimant's right to due process of law. We conclude that the four-factor balancing test of Barker v. Wingo, 407 U.S. 514, 92 S.Ct. 2182, 33 L.Ed.2d 101 (1972), provides the relevant ...
The Federal Reserve Board's U.S. Currency Education Program ensures that the public has access to education, training, and information about Federal Reserve notes.
From the colonies to the 21st century, this interactive timeline shows the history of American money.