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53.  Ben Franklin made lots of money...but whose?  The design for the Continental Dollar coin that came out during the Revolutionary War was based on a paper dollar designed by Benjamin Franklin. He also found a way to keep crooks from printing phony bills—but that's another Fun Fact.

Paper currency reproduced with permission from The Department of Special Collections, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN.

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