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Thread #96919   Message #1899993
Posted By: Rapparee
04-Dec-06 - 04:33 PM
Thread Name: BS: Mid 20th Century term for US paper money
Subject: RE: BS: Mid 20th Century term for US paper money
From what I've read, the designations came from the Roman numerals: X = 10 and looked like a sawbuck, XX = 20, C = 100, and so on.