April 22, 1864: Coinage Act of 1864 and In God We Trust

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  The Coinage Act of 1864 was passed one hundred and fifty years ago today.  Among other provisions it granted to the Secretary of the Treasury a two cent coin.  On this coin first appeared the motto In God We Trust.  Salmon P. Chase, Secretary of the Treasury had been looking for an opportunity to […]

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Donald R. McClarey (1546 Posts)


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