from Martin Armstrong

Origin of Dollar Sign

8 Reals

Apparently, there is some new conspiracy theory running around that claims that the dollar sign ($) is some sort of symbol for a secret banking cartel because “S” is not found in the word “dollar”. Sorry, it seems that these people are desperate to create some support for whatever it is they are trying to say. First of all, the word “dollar” comes from the German “thaler” because there was such resentment toward England that the colonists refused to use the word “pound” for money.

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2 Responses to from Martin Armstrong

  1. kamas716 says:

    I always wondered where the ‘bits’ came from. Thanks

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