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Encyclopedia > Currency bill tracking

Currency bill tracking is the process (usually facilitated by any one of a number of websites set up for the purpose) of tracking the movements of banknotes, similar to how ornithologists track migrations of birds by ringing them. Currency bill tracking sites can track currency among the users of that website. A user may register a bill by entering its serial number, and if someone else has already registered the bill, then the "route" of the bill can be displayed. A £20 Bank of England banknote. ... Ornithology (from the Greek ornis = bird and logos = word/science) is the branch of zoology concerned with the scientific study of birds. ... who cares though]] island species, have also lost the ability to fly. ... Bird ringing (also known as bird banding) is an aid to studying wild birds, by attaching a small individually numbered metal or plastic ring to their legs or wings, so that various aspects of the birds life can be studied by the ability to re-find the same individual...


Some bill tracking sites encourage marking before spending, whereas others do not. This usually depends on the laws of the country issuing the currency.

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Popular currency bill tracking websites

Some of the most popular websites for bill tracking include the following: A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML...

  • Where's George?. The first site to start a currency bill tracking project. It was created by Hank Eskin to track US dollars. The site has led to the creation of many other bill tracking sites. [1]
  • NoteTrace, started in 2006 tracking using Google maps interface.
  • EuroTracer, the second-largest Euro-tracking site, also studies the systems of serial numbers and printer codes of Euro banknotes and the distribution of Euro coins with their different national faces.
  • OSATSU.NET, started in 2000, for Japanese yen. (Osatsu (お札?) means banknote in Japanese.)
  • Where's Renmenbi tracks Chinese Renmenbi (or Yuan) in China

Wheres George? is a website that tracks American paper money. ... ISO 4217 Code USD User(s) the United States, the British Indian Ocean Territory,[1] the British Virgin Islands, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Panama, Caicos Islands, and the insular areas of the United States Inflation 2. ... Year 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar). ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Loonie. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Wheres Willy?, is a website that tracks Canadian paper money — most commonly five dollar bills, but also higher denominations. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Loonie. ... EuroBillTracker is a website designed for tracking Euro banknotes. ... is the 1st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... The euro sign in its official logo form. ... The euro (EUR or €) is the currency of 13 European Union (EU) member states (Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia, and Spain), three European microstates which have currency agreements with the EU (Monaco, San Marino and the Vatican City State), Andorra, Montenegro and the... An Australian $50 banknote The Money Tracker is a site that tracks Australian banknotes as they circulate around Australia. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... ISO 4217 Code AUD User(s) Australia, Kiribati, Nauru, Tuvalu, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, and Norfolk Island Inflation 3. ... DoshTracker is a Web site that allows English banknotes to be tracked around the country. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... ISO 4217 Code JPY User(s) Japan Inflation -0. ... ISO 4217 Code ZAR User(s) Common Monetary Area: Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, and Swaziland Inflation 5. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... ISO 4217 Code RUB User(s) Russia and self-proclaimed Abkhazia and South Ossetia Inflation 7% Source Rosstat, 2007 Subunit 1/100 kopek (копейка) Symbol руб kopek (копейка) к Plural The language(s) of this currency is of the Slavic languages. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... ISO 4217 Code HUF User(s) Hungary Inflation 3. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Track Gandhi is a website which is launched in 2007. ... ISO 4217 Code INR User(s) India, Bhutan Inflation 5. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... This article is about the Swedish unit of currency. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

References

  1. ^ The Where's George Website.
  2. ^ The Where's Willy Website.

In popular culture

The act of tracking a $20 bill was the binding theme between various stories in the film Twenty Bucks. Twenty Bucks is a 1993 film that follows the travels of a $20 bill from a crisp new bill from the ATM through various transactions an incidents from person to person through the city. ...


A similar scheme to currency bill tracking - and said to be inspired by it - is BookCrossing, which tracks the movement of secondhand books which are marked and then "released into the wild". BookCrossing, BC, BCing, or BXing, is defined as the practice of leaving a book in a public place to be picked up and read by others, who then do likewise. ...


See Also

Wheres George? is a website that tracks American paper money. ... BookCrossing, BC, BCing, or BXing, is defined as the practice of leaving a book in a public place to be picked up and read by others, who then do likewise. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Letterboxing is an outdoor hobby that combines elements of orienteering, art and problem-solving. ... Postcrossing is a project, inspired by Bookcrossing, designed to allow people to receive postcards from all over the world. ...

External links

  • Where's George? -- Tracking US dollar bills
  • Track This Bill -- Tracking US dollar bills
  • TrackCash -- Tracking US dollar bills
  • NoteTrace -- British Pound
  • EuroBillTracker -- Tracking Euro notes
  • EuroTracer -- Tracking Euro notes
  • MyEuroNote -- Tracking Euro notes and their usage
  • Where's Willy? -- Tracking Canadian dollar bills
  • Canadian Money Tracker
  • FindLizzy.co.uk -- British Pound
  • OSATSU.NET -- Japanese Yen
  • Chinese Bill Tracking
  • Sedlarna.se -- Swedish Kronor
  • SEK -- Swedish Kronor
  • Danish Kroner
  • Cashfollow -- Swiss Franc
  • The Money Tracker -- Tracks Australian notes
  • Where's my Bucks -- South African Rand tracker
  • Cash Path -- British Pound
  • RUR Tracker -- Russian Ruble
  • Kövesd a pénzed -- Hungarian currency tracking
  • TrackGandhi tracks Indian rupee notes

  Results from FactBites:
 
Currency bill tracking - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (303 words)
There are a number of websites that track migrations of banknotes, just like ornithologists track migrations of birds by ringing them.
A user may register a bill by entering its serial number, and if someone else has already registered the bill, then the "route" of the bill can be displayed.
The act of tracking a $20 bill was the binding theme between various stories in the film Twenty Bucks.
BookCrossing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1135 words)
The analogy is with the ornithological practice of ringing birds to track their movements.
Currency bill tracking is a similar system that tracks the movement of individual bills — a dollar bill or a five euro note, for example — according to their serial number.
ToyVoyagers is a similar project that tracks and photographs toys travelling on random journeys around the globe.
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