Claim: New U.S. dollar coins were designed with the motto "In God We Trust" omitted.
Example: [Collected via e-mail, February 2007]
Since the 1950's, "In God We Trust" has been our National Motto, and has been inscribed on the front of all coins and the back of all paper currency.
This new coin came out this month. The U.S. Mint hopes the redesigned $1 coin will win acceptance with consumers.
It does not have "In God We Trust" on it. Here's another way of phasing God out of America.
U.S. Government to Release New Dollar Coins
You guessed it
'IN GOD WE TRUST'
Who originally put 'In God We Trust' onto our currency?
My bet is that it was one of the Presidents on these coins.
All our U.S. Government has done is Dishonor them, and disgust me!!!
If ever there was a reason to boycott something, THIS IS IT!!!!
DO NOT ACCEPT THE NEW DOLLAR COINS AS CHANGE
Together we can force them out of circulation.
Origins: In 2007 the U.S. Mint began the release of a series of coins similar in concept to the
earlier Sacagawea dollar, each one bearing the likeness of a former
Just as the first
The following photograph shows how the national motto is stamped as an edge-incused inscription on a dollar coin blank:
(Small quantities of the George Washington and John Adams presidential dollars were discovered to be missing their edge inscriptions shortly after the initial release of those coins, but those examples were the result of minting errors and were not reflective of the new dollars' intended standard appearance. The stamping of the faces and the adding of the edge inscriptions are separate steps in the minting process and involve the use of different machinery.)
With the passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2008, Congress reversed its previous specifications and instructed the
One traditional feature that has been left off the new dollar coins is the appearance of the word "Liberty." The
Last updated: 1 January 2013
Jefferson, Jennifer. "Mis-Stamped Coins Found in Tallahassee." Tallahassee Democrat. 24 February 2007. Associated Press. "U.S. Mint Goofs Again, Strikes Dollar Coins Without Inscription." 19 June 2007. Winston-Salem Journal. "'In God We Trust' Motto Will Be Moved on Dollar Coins." 5 January 2008.