Virtual Tour

America's Ever-Changing Money

Learn the history of currency in the United States while you view coins and paper notes from the Bank's collection. $20 Standing Liberty Double Eagle

Treasure Trove Photo
1934 $100,000 gold certificate featuring President Woodrow Wilson

Shown above are $20 Standing Liberty Double Eagle gold coins, designed by sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens, and a 1934 $100,000 gold certificate featuring President Woodrow Wilson, the largest denomination ever issued in U.S. paper currency. The $100,000 bill was used only for bank transfers.

Additional highlights of our currency collection can be viewed in our Treasure Trove.