• Virtual Money Museum

Tours

Virtual Money Museum

 

Collection of Coins

Enter the Virtual Money Museum to learn about the story of money in the United States.

 

Other Forms of Payment

The use of commodities as means of exchange persisted in some societies for hundreds of years after the invention of coinage.

Creation of Money

The Mint Act of 1792 gave Americans a coinage system uniquely their own and marked the beginning of the end of reliance on foreign metallic monies.

Banking Systems

The country has had many banking systems since the creation of the First Bank of the United States.