Understanding Basic Money Denominations 2nd Grade Math Worksheets

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Definition:

The American dollar is the official money of the United States of America. It is also used in different countries outside the US. It has 7 paper bills ($1, $2, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100) and 4 coins or cents (dime, nickel, penny, quarter).

Summary:

US DOLLAR CENTS

PENNY

  • It is a copper-plated zinc coin
  • It has Abraham Lincoln on one side
  • It is worth 1 cent
  • One penny can be written as 1¢ or $0.01

NICKEL

  • It is made of nickel and copper blend
  • It is larger than a penny
  • It is worth 5 cents
  • One nickel can be written as 5¢ or $0.05

DIME

  • It is made of nickel and copper blend
  • It is smaller than a penny or a nickel
  • It has Franklin D. Roosevelt on the front
  • It is worth 10 cents
  • One dime can be written as 10¢ or $0.10

QUARTER

  • It is made of cupronickel 
  • It has George Washington on the front
  • It is worth 25 cents
  • One quarter can be written as 25¢ or $0.25

US DOLLAR BILLS

One dollar bill

  • It features President George Washington
  • $1.00

Two dollar bill

  • It features an engraving of John Trumbull’s painting 
  • $2.00

Five dollar bill

  • It features President Abraham Lincoln
  • $5.00

Ten dollar bill

  • It features Alexander Hamilton
  • $10.00

Twenty dollar bill

  • It features President Andrew Jackson
  • $20.00

Fifty dollar bill

  • It features President Ulysses Grant
  • $50.00

One hundred dollar bill

  • It features a portrait of Benjamin Franklin
  • $100.00

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