Saturday, 23 February 2008

Do you know your $1 U.S. non-George Banknotes?

Everybody knows George Washington is on the face of the one-dollar bills. But that was not always the case. In fact, the first $1 bills issued by the Federal Government in 1862 carried the portrait of Salmon P. Chase. It was not until 1869 that the portrait of George Washington was first used on the $1 bills.

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