Stock Money Bag
Money and treasures in fiction is often stored inside sacks


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For some reason, money in fiction, be it coins or paper is often stored inside sacks. These often have a dollar sign in them, despite the location the events take place (the origin of a dollar sign predates the US dollar though). Moreover, often it's gold that's stored inside bags despite it being so heavy that it would be impractical to store it inside sacks.

Those often show up in Western Animation, especially when the bank is being robbed.

Money bags also tend to show up in video games, especially in platform games, although in a lot of those games, they only serve as a mean to gain extra points. Money Bags are still generally absent in role-playing games.

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Examples

Multiple Media
  • Disney franchises, no matter if these are the comics, animated series or other, seem to not have heard of things such as bank cards. This is especially notable when Scrooge Mc Duck is present.

Film
  • D.E.B.S.. When Lucy Diamond and Scud return stolen money, it's stored in large bags, each with a dollar sign on it.

Quite often shows up in Western Animation, usually when a bank is being robbed or something like that.

Video Games
  • In some of the Castlevania games the enemies drop money bags with a dollar sign on them. Surprisingly, a lot of the games take place outside US and even before the dollar was issued for the first time.
  • Landers in Gun Nac leave behind floating dollar bags when shot.
  • Wizards And Warriors, dollar signed bags are commonly found. These also increase the score.
  • Aigina no Yogen has bags which hold gold for some reason.
  • A lot of money in the NES version of A Boy and His Blob is stored in bags.
  • Ghosts 'n Goblins series takes place in a medieval settings. Despite that, dollar bags are found.
  • In Circus Charlie, in one of the stages, there are dollar bags inside rings of fire.
  • One of the things that yield points in Serious Sam II is a stock money bag.

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