Welcome to the anatomy of a dollar bill. Here we’ll take you through all the parts that make up a dollar bill and give you some basic information about each part. We’ll start with the front side, which includes the obverse and reverse sides. Then we’ll go through each feature in more detail: from text and images to watermarks and security features.
A dollar bill is a type of currency that can be used to buy things. It’s made up of several parts, each with its own function:
There are a few things to note about the anatomy of a dollar bill, which is what you’ll see when you take one out of your wallet. The front has an image of George Washington on it, while the back has an image of Independence Hall in Philadelphia and other historical facts. If you look at any side or corner of a dollar bill, there are small numbers printed on it that indicate its denomination–$1 in this case (and $2 bills also have 2s printed on them). The top right corner also shows an “A” symbolizing how many times this particular type has been printed since being introduced into circulation in 1976 (this particular version was printed twice).
We hope you enjoyed learning about the anatomy of a dollar bill. Now that you know all the parts and what they do, you can impress your friends with your knowledge!