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$500 US dollar in the 19th century, what is the worth?


I am watching "the last Samurai" an Tom Cruse's character just got offer $500 per month to help train Japan's army and that was a lot of money. So...who know what is the worth of $500 in 19th century?

 

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    peter565 3 months ago

    So...Tom Cruse's character work in Japan for 6 months and make...equal to, $68100 modern US dollar, hmm... cool.

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