Tag: Currency

Black Woman to Portray Lady Liberty on U.S. Coin

The United States Mint unveiled designs for the 2017 American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin, which will portray Lady Liberty as an African American woman. The Mint and the Treasury Department said in an announcement on Thursday that the coin, which is $100 face value, will celebrate the anniversary of…

Harriet Tubman to Change the Face of U.S. Currency

Abolitionist leader Harriet Tubman will be featured on the front of a new $20 bill. Tubman now makes history as the first woman highlighted prominently on U.S. paper currency. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said in an open letter on Wednesday the decision to put Tubman on the new $20 “was…

Harriet Tubman To Be On The $20 Bill

President Andrew Jackson’s run as the face of the $20 bill may be coming to an end. Women On 20s, also known as W20, an organization dedicated to putting a woman on the $20 bill, recently compiled a list of prominent females who they see fit to take Jackson’s place….