The Curious Origin of the Word ‘Dollar’

 

By Dr Oliver Tearle

The word ‘dollar’ is, of course, widely used, not only in the United States but also in various other countries. Indeed, there are more than twenty different currencies around the world known as the ‘dollar’, including Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Jamaica, Barbados, Guyana, the Solomon Islands, and, most famously, the US. Continue reading “The Curious Origin of the Word ‘Dollar’”