Currency


Canadian dollar

Name: Canadian dollar

Nicknames: Loonie, buck (English), Huard, piastre (French)

Code: CAD

Symbol:           $ or Can$ or C$ or CAD

  •  Cent (in English) and sou (colloquial) (in French) = ¢

Minor unit: 1/100 = Cent (in English) and sou (colloquial) (in French)

Coins: 
Freq Used: 5¢, 10¢, 25¢, $1, $2

Banknotes: 
Freq Used: $5, $10, $20, $50

Central Bank:  Bank of Canada
Website:  http://www.bankofcanada.ca/

Users: Canada


United States dollar

Name: United States dollar

Nicknames: greenback, buck, green, dough, smacker, bones, dead presidents, scrillas, paper

Code: USD

Symbol: $

  • cent ¢
  • mill ₥

Superunit:

  • 10 eagle
  • 100 union
  • 1000 grand

Subunit/Minor unit:

  • 1⁄10 dime
  • 1⁄100 cent
  • 1⁄1000 mill

Coins: 
Freq Used: 1¢, 5¢, 10¢, 25¢, $1

Banknotes: 
Freq Used: $1, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100

Central Bank:  Federal Reserve System
Website:  http://www.federalreserve.gov/

Users: United States, Alaska, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Marshall Islands, Federal States of Micronesia, Palau, Panama, Zimbabwe, Caribbean Netherlands, British Virgin Islands, Turks & Caicos Island



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