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The Federation credit was the monetary unit of the United Federation of Planets. Credits were used extensively throughout the Alpha Quadrant as the Federation's power and prestige rose in the 23rd century. (TOS episode: "The Trouble with Tribbles", VAN novel: Harbinger)

The credit became the Federation's standard currency unit in 2227. (Last Unicorn RPG module: All Our Yesterdays: The Time Travel Sourcebook)

By stardate 50893.5 (c. 2373), their use had apparently declined. Captain Jean-Luc Picard explained the lack of money in Federation life as a positive, stating "The acquisition of wealth is no longer the driving force in our lives. We work to better ourselves and the rest of humanity." (TNG movie: First Contact)

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The USS Enterprise cost fifty billion credits to make. (TOS novelization: Mirror, Mirror)

Circa 2264, a 10,000-credit bounty was placed on a certain Rigellian, dead or alive. (ST comic: "Alien Spotlight: Orions")

In the 2260s, Leonard McCoy purchased an alcoholic beverage for 7.5 credits at a tavern. (TOS novel: Planet of Judgment)

Commander William Riker gave the Ferengi trader Myynagi a few credits for a sample of transinium in 2364. (TNG video game: The Transinium Challenge)


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