What is the value of the paper money printed by Benjamin Franklin?
Depending on rarity and condition, they start around $1000 and up.
Of course money is printed on paper! But not wood fiber paper. It is printed on cotton fiber paper. It is more durable than wood fiber and harder to counterfeit. There are also red and blue fibers embedded into the paper for anti-counterfeiting purposes. Ben Franklin invented the cotton/red blue fibered paper we still use to print our money on today.
Benjamin Franklin became rich in the paper and paper printing industries, predominantly between 1723 and 1748. At one time Benjamin Franklin had 18 paper mills under his ownership and is considered to have been the largest industrial leader in the paper industry in the English-speaking world. Benjamin Franklin retired at from business at 42 and his business partner control the business after that, in which Benjamin progressed to enter politics.
Privately issued paper money has been in use since the colonial times. Individual banks and other companies produced it, and if you trusted that bank, you accepted it. Benjamin Franklin was a noted producer of colonial notes. The U.S. itself did not start producing its own paper money until the Civil War era, in the 1860's
Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declartation of Independance, there were others involved but it was mostly Thomas Jefferson. THOMAS JEFFERSON WASNT THE ONLY ONE IT WAS JOHN ADAMS ,ROBERT LININGSTON BENJAMIN FRANKLIN AND ROGER SHERMAN The paper it was printed on was created at the Rittenhouse paper mill. Owned by William Rittenhouse and his son David.
Benjamin Franklin was one of the "Founding Fathers" of the United States. Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, musician, inventor, satirist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. Benjamin Franklin wrote and published many articles including: Poor Richard's Almanack A Modest Enquiry into the Nature and Necessity of a Paper Currency A Scheme for a new Alphabet and a Reformed Mode of Spelling "Rules by Which a Great Empire May Be Reduced…
Okay, money is not, in any real sense, "made of paper". Sure, it's printed on paper (though calling the substance money is printed on "paper" is a bit misleading, because there's actually a large amount of cotton present in that "paper". But, what makes money money is the fact that the government proclaims it to be "legal tender". So, in the only sense that matters, money is made out of government proclamation, not paper. Moreover…
US paper money isn't "minted" anywhere. Only coins are minted, bills are printed. Paper money is printed by the Treasury Department's Bureau of Engraving and Printing. The BEP's main facility is in Washington DC, and there's a second printing plant in Fort Worth. Fort Worth bills have the small letter FW to the left of one of the plate position numbers.
Benjamin Franklin did not make the first kite. Kites were used in China 2,800 years ago. Kites made of silk and bamboo were the first type invented. Paper kites were invented in about 500 AD, about 1,200 years before Franklin was born. In 1750, Benjamin Franklin wrote a paper theorizing that one could prove lightning was electrical in nature by flying a kite dangling a metal object such as a key; he apparently (wisely) never…