Whos on the hundred dollar bill
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Presidents on Money
The faces on every U. They are all men:. The Treasury stopped printing the larger notes in , but most continued to circulate until when the Federal Reserve began destroying those that were received by banks. The few that still exist are legal to spend but are so rare that they are worth more than their face value to collectors. Then- Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew wrote in announcing the plans in The person with the final say over whose faces are on every U.
The Famous and Obscure Men Who Grace American Currency
After the last printing of those denominations in , the Treasury Department and the Fed discontinued them in These days, most of these increasingly rare bills are owned by collectors. In fact, if you happen to have a mint condition bill in a rare denomination, it could mean a big payoff. The reverse side of the bill depicts Spanish conquistador Hernando De Soto discovering the Mississippi in He served a full term and then only six months of his second term, before being assassinated.
So important was Benjamin Franklin that his portrait is on He was not a president; in fact currently, there are only two non presidents in the front of US bills. Hamilton was the first Secretary of the Treasury from to under George Washington and he is credited as the architect of the US economic system. Franklin played a key role in building the nation. He was the most important founding father, he was the oldest and the one who had contributed the most to the cause of independence. Franklin signed the Treaty of Alliance with France, convincing the French government to support America against powerful Britain. He also worked out loans and trade with European countries.