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Origins of the Symbol

U.S. Dollar ( $ ) As it turns out, the symbol ($) comes from Spain. The II upon the S represented the Pillars of Hercules, upon which rests the Spanish coat of arms. The S came about from the plural for Dollars or Pesos. In Spanish 1 Dolar, 2 Dolares, 1 Peso, 2 Pesos etc. […]

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