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The 5pm Quiz: On the Money

Allison Keene
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Although they are still technically legal tender, high-denomination bills like the $1000 and $5000 were last printed in 1945. On July 14, 1969, in an attempt to decrease unlawful activities relating to organized crime, the Federal Reserve System officially discontinued this quirky currency.

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Take the quiz: On The Money

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