Will "Americans ... See A Return of The Real US Dollar"?
The Coming Of The Real US Dollar, By Leo Wanta, the dollar defined
Date: 8/3/2014 5:48:45 AM ( 7 y ) ... viewed 776 times
Americans have not had a "US Dollar" (as it is originally defined) for longer than most people who are alive today have seen. JFK authorized a return of true US Notes however he was assassinated and the next day LBJ cancelled the order. Here's more history and assessments.
August the 8th, 2014 -
However, "... At the signing of the Coinage Act on July 23, 1965, then President Lyndon B. Johnson stated in his Press Release that:
'When I have signed this bill before me, we will have made the first fundamental change in our coinage in 173 years. The Coinage Act of 1965 supersedes the Act of 1792. And that Act had the title: An Act Establishing a Mint and Regulating the Coinage of the United States....'
'Now I will sign this bill to make the first change in our coinage system since the 18th Century. To those members of Congress, who are here on this historic occasion, I want to assure you that in making this change from the 18th Century we have no idea of returning to it.'
 Bouvier's Law Dictionary, 1856 Edition: Dollar, money. -
A silver coin of the United States of the value of one hundred cents, or tenth part of an eagle.
2. It weighs four hundred and twelve and a half grains. Of one thousand parts, nine hundred are of pure silver and one hundred of alloy. Act of January 18, 1837, ss. 8 & 9, 4 Sharsw. Cont. of Story's L. U. S. 2523, 4; Wright, R. 162.
3. In all computations at the custom-house, the specie dollar of Sweden and Norway shall be estimated at one hundred and six cents. The specie dollar of Denmark, at one hundred and five cents. Act of May 22, 1846.
(Footnote  Posted on June 29, 2017.)
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