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Old 06-17-2007, 04:20 PM   #1
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Not totally sure of the accuracy... but a $1 US is approx .1mm thick and weighs about 1 gram.

If that is correct (and I did not mess up my conversions and math) $1M US is almost 330 ft high and weighs a little over 2000 lbs (1 ton).

Yes it is a slow day
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Placed end-to-end they go for almost 97 miles. A dollar bill is 6.14 inches by 2.61 inches wide. This is in todays dollars, not adjusted for inflation.
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Hey now...keep that to yourself. The ones in my town have not gotten that message yet. They are still grinding for 1970's prices.
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Not totally sure of the accuracy... but a $1 US is approx .1mm thick and weighs about 1 gram.

If that is correct (and I did not mess up my conversions and math) $1M US is almost 330 ft high and weighs a little over 2000 lbs (1 ton).

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I had a tour of the vault of a bank I used to work.... one of the things to do was to hold $1 mill in cash... they had a 'brick' of $500,000 from the Fed and then put the other $500,000 that were wrapped by them (not as flat as the brick).... kind of made you aware of those TV shows that show a mill in a small briefcase is a bunch of hooey...
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A million dollars would be 10,000 hundred dollar bills. I think those packs of bills contain 100 each so that would be 100 of those packs. You can't fit that in a briefcase.

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