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United States dollar
The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$), also referred to as the U.S. dollar or American dollar, is the official currency of the United States and its overseas territories. It is divided into 100 smaller units called cents.

The U.S. dollar is the currency most used in international transactions and is one of the world's dominant reserve currencies. Several countries use it as their official currency, and in many others it is the de facto currency. It is also used as the sole currency in two British Overseas Territories, the British Virgin Islands and the Turks and Caicos islands.
ISO 4217 codeUSD (num. 840)
Central bankFederal Reserve System
Official user(s)United States, El Salvador, Panama, Ecuador, East Timor...
Subunit1/10 Dime, 1/100 Cent, 1/1000 Mill (used in accounting and by almost all fuel stations)
NicknameBuck, bean, paper, smackeroo, dead president, smacker, and greenback. Plural: dough, green, bread, bones, simoleons, skrilla, (bank) clams, mint sauce. Also, Washingtons, Jeffersons, Lincolns, Jacksons, Benjamins, Grants, and Hamiltons are used based on denomination; also peso in Puerto Rico, and piastre in Cajun Louisiana.
Coins Freq. used1¢, 5¢, 10¢, 25¢
Rarely used50¢, $1
Banknotes Freq. used $1, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100
Rarely used$2
Not Circulated$500, $1,000, $5,000, $10,000, $100,000
PrinterBureau of Engraving and Printing
Mint United States Mint
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