How heavy is a million

Quite interesting, but how many can actually weigh the bag with a million rubles? And with a million dollars or euros? However, in an era of electronic currency and cards money generally does not weigh the weight of a piece of plastic with a magnetic strip.

If we talk about cash then it turned out that depending on denomination bills (banknotes) or coins, weight million will be different.

How heavy is a million euro

In modern coins, euro million weighs in:
coins for 1 or € 0.01 (2.3 grams)-230 tons;
coins for 2 or € 0.02 (3.06 grams)-153 tonnes;
coins for 5 or € 0.05 (3.92 grams)-78 400 kg;
coins for 10 or € 0.10 (2.5 grams)-41 a ton;
coins of 20 or € 0.20 (5.74 grams)-28 700 kg;
coins for 50, or € 0.50 (7.8 grams)-15 600 kg;
coins one euro € (7.5 grams)-7 500 kg;
coins for two euro € (8.5 grams)-4 250 kg.

Modern banknotes, euro million weighs in:
banknotes of € 5 (0.63 gram)-126 kg.;
Notes for € 10 (0.72 grams)-72 kg;
bills of € 20 (0.81 gram)-40.5 kg.;
banknotes of € 50 (0.92 grams)-11.4 kg.;
bills of € 100 (1.02 grams)-10.2 kg.;
banknotes of € 200 (1.07 grams)-5.35 kg.;
banknotes of € 500 (1.12 grams)-2.24 kg.

How heavy is the million-dollar United States?

The heaviest one million dollars if his United States gain coins in denominations of 1 cent (weighing 3, 11 g) sample, 1909-1982, 311 would weigh tons.

In modern coins, million-dollar weighs:
coins of 1 cent (2.5 grams) since 1982. -250 tons;
coins of 5 cents (5 grams)-100 tons;
coins for 10 centiv (2.268 grams)-22 680 kg.;
coins for 25 cents or $ 1/4 (5.67 grams)-22 680 kg.;
coins for 50 cents or $ 1/2 (11.34 grams)-22 680 kg.;
coins of $ 1 (8.5 grams)-100 kg 8.

Weight of one United States dollar banknotes, regardless of the denomination is 1 gram. So depending on the virtues of banknotes:

million dollar bills for $ 1, weighs 1000 kg;
bills for $ 2, weighs 500 kg;
bills for $ 5, weighs 200 kg;
$ 10 bills weighs 100 kg;
$ 20 bills weighs 50 kg;
bills of $ 50 weighs 20 kg;
bills on $ 100 weighs 10 kg.

But you can get and more million dollars. Because, all banknotes issued in the United States from 1861 onwards are accepted so far,

million dollar bills for $ 500 (release 1928-1945.), weighs 2 kg,
bills for $ 1000 (release 1928-1945.), weighs 1 kg,
bills for $ 5000 (release 1928-1945.), weighs 200 g,
bills of $ 10,000 (1928 Edition-1945), weighs only 100 g

The truth is that export of these banknotes abroad prohibited, i.e. get and spend only within the United States.

It is also believed that small denomination of modern maximum notes (100 dollars), driven by anti-corruption thoughts, including the complexity of the procedures for the transmission of large amounts of cash. So the million-dollar United States harder for example, million euro (€ 500 banknotes), which weighs 2.24 kg, or one million rubles (denominations of 5000) weighing only 204 grams.

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