The USD (United States Denomination) $5 note features the face of Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States. On the reverse side, the Lincoln Memorial is featured it its entirety.
Abraham Lincoln is one of the most famous and well-respected presidents in U.S. history. He was president during the Civil War and responsible for the abolition of slavery. Pictures of Abraham Lincoln featured on the front of the $5 note since its inception in 1914 were taken at Brady's Studio in Washington in 1864 by photographer Anthony Berger. He also photographed the side profile of Abraham Lincoln, which is used on the penny.Learn More
As of 2014, a 1935 D series $1 silver certificate in average condition carries a value of about $1.50, and "star note" bills are worth about $3.00 each. Rare 1935 A series Hawaii and North Africa notes in average condition are valued at $15 and $25, respectively.Full Answer >
As of 2014, King George V one-rupee coins minted from 1912 to 1936 have an approximate market value of $10 in worn condition to $35 in fully uncirculated condition. Rare Type I "pig rupees" minted in 1911 are available on auction sites for about $150.Full Answer >
The U.S. dollar bill has changed multiple times since it was first issued in 1862. Though the changes have mostly been gradual, the accumulated effect of these changes have resulted in a dollar bill that is much different today than it was during the 1860s.Full Answer >
A number of different sources have satirized Barack Obama by putting his face on the image of a dollar bill. One high profile example was a web video created by John McCain's staff during the 2008 presidential campaign.Full Answer >