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The first bills to have the motto were Series 1957 $1 silver certificates, as well as some 1935-G bills that were still being printed as part of that older series. It was gradually added to other denominations over the next 9 years and now appears on all coins and bills.

In 1955 Congress passed a law mandating that the phrase be placed on all US paper money. Up to that time it had only appeared on coins. The intent was to distinguish the United States from the so-called "godless Communists" who were our adversaries during the Cold War.

While the size and placement of the motto has generated a significant amount of controversy in recent years it's important to keep in mind that it was not on any of the money issued during the first 70 years of the country's existence. It was introduced on the new 2¢ coin struck during the Civil War in 1864, and it took until 1938 for it to be added to all other circulating coins.

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Do 1950 E one hundred dollar bills say in God you trust?

No, 1950 series E one hundred dollar bills do not have the phrase "In God We Trust" printed on them. The motto "In God We Trust" first appeared on U.S. currency in 1957.


Are there any US 1 dollar bills without in God we Trust?

The motto was added to bills during the anti-communist hysteria of the late 1950s and early 1960s. Bills printed before then do not have the motto.


What is printed on all us currency?

In God we trust


How much is a misprinted fair condition 1937 1 dollar bill that does not have In God We Trust printed on it?

The U.S. Treasury did not issued a one dollar bill dated 1937. Even if they had, the motto "In God We Trust" was not added to U.S. dollar bills until 1957.


What coin was In God We Trust first printed on?

The phrase "In God We Trust" was first printed on the U.S. 2-cent coin in 1864.


When was in God you trust printed on first coin?

In God We Trust was first placed on the 2 cent piece in 1864.


Is there supposed to be in god we trust on the Hawaii ten dollar bill?

No, In God We Trust wasn't added to $10 bills until 1963.


What religious slogan is printed on the Lincoln cent?

The motto In God We Trust appears on all Lincoln cents, and has been on all denominations of US coins since 1938 and paper bills since 1963.Note that the motto isn't "printed" because coins aren't printed; they're said to be struck.


Should the 1950 5 bill say in god you trust?

The motto was not put on $5 bills until 1963 so no 1950-dated bills will carry it.Also no US bill or coin says "In God YOU Trust". As you can see by checking the money in your pocket the motto is always "In God WE Trust"


DO 1952 or 1953 five dollar bills say In God We Trust on them?

The motto "In God We Trust" was first put on $1 bills in 1957. Higher denominations didn't start until 1963.Also note that there were no $5 bills issued in 1952, just 1953.


Is In God We Trust on all money?

It is on all US coins minted since 1938 and paper money printed since 1963. Some denominations of coins had the motto as early as 1864, and it first appeared on bills in 1957.


How many Hawaii silver certificates were printed?

There were: 35,256,000 1 dollar bills printed ( Were Silver Certificates) 9,416,000 5 dollar bills printed ( Were Federal Reserve notes) 10,424,000 10 dollar bills printed ( Were Federal Reserve Notes) 11,300,500 20 dollar bills printed (Were Federal Reserve Notes) In total there were 66,396,500 bills printed for Hawaii.