Convert Russian Ruble to US Dollar

500.1 Russian Ruble (RUB) = 8.65 US Dollar (USD)

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 3:39 PM

500.1 RUB =
8.65 USD

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RUB – Russian ruble

The Russian ruble (symbol: ₽; currency code: RUB) is the official currency of Russia. One (1) ruble is equal to one hundred (100) kopeks.

The ruble is issued by the Central Bank of Russia.

Background
The ruble was initially a unit of currency during the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union. It has served as Russian currency for approximately 500 years.


USD – United States dollar

The U.S. dollar (symbol: $; currency code: USD) is the official currency of the United States of America and its overseas territories. One (1) US dollar is equal to one hundred (100) cents.

The U.S. dollar is a Federal Reserve Note and the world’s dominant reserve currency. As such, it is the most converted currency in the world and the currency most used in international transactions. In addition, it features as the standard currency in the commodity market, having a key impact on commodity prices, and is the most popular and heavily traded currency in the forex market.

Background
The dollar was adopted as the official money unit of the United States in 1785. The federal monetary system was established following the Coinage Act of 1792, which also created the first U.S. Mint. Paper currency was first issued by the U.S. government in 1862 in order to finance the Civil War. The first $10 Federal Reserve notes were issued in 1914, but it was not until 1929 that the U.S. currency began to feature the standard portraits on the front and monuments and emblems on the back of all bills.