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

  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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