Information on U.S. Money

The Federal Reserve Bank maintains the quality and quantity of currency and coin in circulation, using state-of-the-art equipment to handle and process incoming and outgoing currency.

Each day the Minneapolis Fed processes $95 million of coin and currency (distribute $52 million, receive $43 million) and destroys about $5 million of unfit currency.

U.S. Currency

All U.S. currency is printed by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP). The BEP prints billions of Federal Reserve notes for delivery to the Federal Reserve System each year.

U.S. Coin

The United States Mint produces all U.S. coins and distributes coins to the Federal Reserve System for circulation to financial institutions.

What's a dollar worth?

Use the Minneapolis Fed's CPI calculator to find out how much the item you purchased years ago would cost in today's dollars.