paper currency


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Noun1.paper currency - currency issued by a government or central bank and consisting of printed paper that can circulate as a substitute for speciepaper currency - currency issued by a government or central bank and consisting of printed paper that can circulate as a substitute for specie
currency - the metal or paper medium of exchange that is presently used
fractional currency - paper currency in denominations less than the basic monetary unit
fiat money - money that the government declares to be legal tender although it cannot be converted into standard specie
bank bill, bank note, banker's bill, banknote, Federal Reserve note, government note, greenback, bill, note - a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank); "he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes"
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The power to make any thing but gold and silver a tender in payment of debts, is withdrawn from the States, on the same principle with that of issuing a paper currency.
It was not an easy matter, on the spur of the moment, to raise ten millions in paper currency, and there were vexatious delays.
Peter Goldthwaite, on the contrary, after innumerable schemes, which ought to have collected all the coin and paper currency of the country into his coffers, was as needy a gentleman as ever wore a patch upon his elbow.
The pile of paper currency occupied the whole table.
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