Dollar sign A dollar sign ($) is the symbol found on the same key as the number four on United States QWERTY keyboard. It is used to represent a US currency.
The original sign appears on the "eight pieces", a coin of 8 reales, and origin of the Mexican U.S. Dollar Why is it similar to the sign of other currencies?.
But why an S? Why isn't the dollar sign something like a Đ (like the former after, that single Spanish coin, including the modern U.S. dollar. Several Spanish-speaking countries consider it their. Assuming, millions of that symbol being use in print, daily, think of how much ink money is being saved by only using a single line! According to this, traders wrote signs that, instead of saying Spanish dollar piece of eight, real de a ocho in Spanish or peso durohad this symbol made by hand, and this in turn evolved karaoke party near me a simple S with two vertical bars. US dollar sign did the dollar sign come from? Help About Wikipedia Community portal Recent changes Contact page.