From the Archives: During Great Depression bank holiday, ‘Prince’ issued its own currency

Following President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s declaration of a four-day nationwide bank holiday during the Great Depression, The Daily Princetonian issued its own currency in denominations of 25 cents. The currency first appeared on March 7, 1933, in the form of scrip, as seen in a March 18, 1933, picture in the ‘Prince.’   

The Daily Princetonian, By Buyan Pan, Published: Friday, May 11th, 2012

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