In Europe, gold and silver coins largely disappeared from circulation as they were hoarded or as governments used the metal for the war effort.
We would like to present some of history’s great moustaches—as seen on bank notes.
Have you ever seen eyes in the bark of trees? Wolves in the clouds? How about spooky things in bank notes?
The First War Loan included bonds in denominations of up to $100,000. They matured in ten years and paid interest at 5 percent.