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24 Amazing Pictures of Money

Money makes the world go around. It also makes for some truly amazing pictures. Photo
credits are given by number at the bottom of the page.

1. World's Largest Gold Bar

The Mitsubishi Materials Corporation of Japan poured the World's largest Gold
bar. The bar is 17.9 inches by 8.9 inches and 6.7 inches high. All though it takes
up the same amount of space as a large shoe box, you would not be able to lift it
as It weighs 551.15 pounds. At the time it was poured it was worth $3.7 million.

2. $10,000 Dollar Bill


3. $100,000 Dollar Note

This is the 1934 $100,000 dollar note. It featured Woodrow Wilson.

4. What 50 Million Pennies Look Like

50 Million pennies were added to this "Memorial to the Missing". It is suppose to


represent the number of abortions since legalization in 1973. This enclosure
weighs 156 tons and is worth a half million dollars. Pylons were driven into the
foundation to support the bullet proof glass structure above.

5. Security Glass Advertisement


Most people have seen this picture floating around on the internet. Very simple
and catchy advertisement. The money was real, but there was a security guard
posted to make sure no one tried anything funny, like running over the sign with a
SUV.

6. Dress Made With $100,000 Dollars


The dress was made to help promote a new gigantic lottery fund in the UK. The
dress is made from Sterling Pound notes.

7. Portraits Made of Pennies

The artist behind these portraits and other artwork like this is Adrian Firth. The
two pieces are called, Lizzie - pennies on mdf board 2008 and Made of Money -
pennies on mdf board 2007.
Fort Knox is where the mother lode of Gold is. This is a picture of one of many
vaults filled with Gold.

9. What $1 Million Pennies Look Like


Another favorite that has been circulating the web. This pyramid contains
289,318 pennies to beat an old World Record. The owner has been adding to the
pyramid and the website says it now has 403,135 pennies.

11. Largest Bank Vault Door In the World


It's called the "Penny Harvest Field". $1 million dollars worth of pennies were
gathered for charity. The exhibit is 30 ft by 165 ft.

13. Drug Money


14. A Wall Of Gold

This Gold is part of the New York Federal Reserve Bank. The vault sits on the
bedrock of New York 80 feet below the street surface and 50 feet below the sea
level. You won't be digging to get to this one. At the time of the photo, the vault
had $86 billion in gold, 269 Troy tons.

15. Origami Money


This is the world's largest Gold Nugget ever found. Discovered in 1872 and is
called the Holtermann Nugget. It was 630lbs in weight.

17. World's Largest Gold Coin


Yes, this money seat can be yours for only $60. There are many novelty money
James Ritty an owner of a Saloon in Ohio, invented the first cash register in 1879
to stop his employees from stealing money. Later he sold his cash register
company and the new owner added a roll of paper to it and started the first line of
registers with receipts.

20. Walls of Money


Over $500,000 has been added to the walls and ceilings of this Irish pub. Would
hate to see a fire take out this pub. It started with the first waitress who stapled
her first tip to the wall. It has grown since then.

21. Stack of Silver Certificates

Not too much info here. A woman posed with stack of packages of $1 silver
certificates at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Washington, D.C. [between
ca. 1950 and ca. 1969]

22. Another Vault of Gold


This gold vault hold gold entrust for the owners of the streetTRACKS Gold
Shares EFT (AMEX:GLD), the world's most popular gold fund.

23. Money Tree

This is a random picture of a money tree. They can be found throughout the
world. If you are lucky enough to come across one, grab a seed.

24. Ceiling of Money


This ceiling can be found in the No Name Pub in Big Pine Key, FL. The whole
pub is filled with money on the ceiling and walls. Started in 1931, and feuled by
the popularity of Jimmy Buffet, people have continued to put money of the walls.
It is estimated that the pub has $750,000 dollars in money on it's wall.

Check out our Interesting Money sections for more interesting money articles.
Credit: All pictures were taken from public domain. I claim not rights to them. Here is a list of the source of all pictures by
corresponding numbers from above.

?? 1. http://www.myiay.com/iayblog/greg/?p=162
?? 2 and 3. http://tinyurl.com/6aregv
?? 4. http://www.bpnews.net/bpnews.asp?ID=24797
?? 6. http://tinyurl.com/2abhqn
?? 7. http://www.adrianfirth.com/page2.htm
?? 10. http://pennypyramidproject.com/pennypyramid.html
?? 11. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bank_vault
?? 12. http://tinyurl.com/6por3j
?? 14. http://www.indiabullion.com/gold_history.php
?? 15. http://www.marcsky.com/dollarartist2.html
?? 17. http://tinyurl.com/6eou9l
?? 18. http://tinyurl.com/6334ae
?? 19. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cash_register
?? 20 and 24. http://tinyurl.com/6xcpgd
?? 22. http://tinyurl.com/68rqy4