Category Archives: Fall 2015 Archive (338)

Currency Design Analysis: Leah Baird

The bill I chose is the 1862 Confederate $10 bill. I chose it partially because of the history behind it, and partially because I found it visually appealing – especially the details on the back. The bill was donated to … Continue reading

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Currency Design Analysis: Jacob DeLeon

The currency that I choose is an Chinese bill that represents 1 customs gold unit. I really like this bill to its simplicity. If we look at the front of the bill there is noticeable line work that is bordering … Continue reading

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Currency Design Analysis: Tyler Steckler

For my third blog post I have chosen the 100 dollar bill from the “What if our money were designed to celebrate science instead of presidents” article we have discussed many times in class. One of the very first thing … Continue reading

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Currency Design Anaylsis – Mely Barajas

For the purpose of this blog post I chose to write about a Chinese bill. The first thing that I noticed was that since they had limited tools and paper their counterfeiting measures were not so great; therefore, they had … Continue reading

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Currency Design Analysis: Jack Dunwoody

The $100 Confederate bond struck me in terms of typography. Being of such high value, the typography is very ornate. The bond says “The Confederate States of America” across the top with very ornamental capital letters. The majority of the … Continue reading

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Currency Design Analysis: Khiabett Contreras

The currency example I chose to analyze was from part of the Ed Carver, German Colorful Money collection. This money is from around 1900’s and was used primarily around the Black Forest. The imagery is composed of different icons and … Continue reading

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Currency Design Analysis: Alden Paguada

This is a bill from Mexico in the denomination of 10. Reason why I chose this bill was because the front of the bill really looks like an American dollar.The Illustrations feel really modern-contemporary. The eagle represents a symbolic figure … Continue reading

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Currency Design Analysis: Jeff Williams

I chose this 500,000 German Mark from the early 1920s.  The only imagery on this bill are icons and patterns. There aren’t any illustrations. The closest thing to illustrations would probably be the combination of icons but those still don’t … Continue reading

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Currency Design Analysis – Stefan Lindeman

The currency that I have selected here is an old bill from Shanghai printed by the Central Bank of China (although I believe it was printed in the United States for reasons I will state later). The currency is in … Continue reading

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Currency Design Analysis: Jonathan Nunez

The bill I chose to for this blog post is this Chinese bill. At first when I saw this bill it stood out because of the navy blue and the maroon color it has for its borders and how almost … Continue reading

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