US 20 dollar bills

Several US $20 bills

US 50 dollar bills

Several US $50 bills

The dollar ($) was the currency of the United States of America, equal to one hundred cents. This denomination was also used in Canada, and could be found in the form of a coin known as a looney. (DS9: "Blaze of Glory")

In 1893, a hotel room in San Francisco cost "six bits a day, or four dollars a week" according to the doorman when he talked to Data. (TNG: "Time's Arrow")

The DVD subtitles on some region releases caption the sentence as "six pence a day, or four dollars a week.". Six bits was equivalent to seventy-five cents.

When he traveled back in time to 1947, Quark asked General Denning what they used as currency. Quark had never heard of dollars. (DS9: "Little Green Men")

In 1986, a garbage man got into a fight with his significant other over buying a toaster oven that cost sixty dollars. (Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home)

After noticing that the Dodge Ram they "borrowed", while in the year 2004, was nearly out of gasoline, Jonathan Archer told T'Pol that in order to buy more fuel, they would need US currency, which he later procured from an ATM. (ENT: "Carpenter Street")

In 2063, Zefram Cochrane told William T. Riker that he had not built the Phoenix to improve Humanity, but to make lots of dollars, so he could settle down on a tropical island full of naked women. (Star Trek: First Contact)

In 2375, several Deep Space 9 residents helped to steal several million dollars from Vic's lounge, which had been taken over by gangsters. After Carl Zeemo saw the money was gone, the holoprogram reverted to its original style. (DS9: "Badda-Bing, Badda-Bang")

Comparative dollar values Edit

While visiting 1930s Earth, Captain Kirk and Spock paid $2 per week for the apartment they stayed at. (TOS: "The City on the Edge of Forever")

The price for a horse on a former Skagaran colony planet in the Delphic Expanse was $20. (ENT: "North Star")

Dixon Hill's services cost $20 a day, plus expenses. Jessica Bradley paid him with a "C-note", a $100 bill. (TNG: "The Big Goodbye")

Also, when Admiral Kirk traveled back in time to 1986, he was unfamiliar with the value of the dollar, commenting when he was offered $100 for his broken antique glasses, "Is that a lot?" (Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home)

In an alternate timeline, the Germans were offering $10,000 for information leading to the capture of Jonathan Archer. (ENT: "Storm Front", "Storm Front, Part II")

In the Bashir 62 holoprogram, Vic Fontaine, Frank Sinatra, and Dean Martin lost $15,000 in a blackjack game in 1958. Fontaine referred to dollars as "big ones". (DS9: "His Way")

In the novel Hotel Royale, the sale price of the hotel was 12.5 million US dollars. (TNG: "The Royale")

Fort Knox, the largest repository of gold bullion in Earth's history contained a volume of over fifty metric tons worth over nine trillion US dollars. (VOY: "Dark Frontier")

In 2375, Benjamin Sisko placed a hundred dollars' worth of chips in a game of craps, although Vic Fontaine advised him to make it two thousand. (DS9: "Badda-Bing, Badda-Bang")

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