“In God We Trust” on US Dollars

Exactly 63 years ago on July, 30, 1956, the slogan “In God We Trust” appeared on American dollars.

Moreover, the phrase is an official motto of the USA.

The first time the motto was used in 1864 when minting 2 cent coins, but it was adopted on the national level in 1956.

Sometimes the phrase is jokingly extended to “In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash” which shows economic attitude of Americans, and shopkeepers would use it to discourage credit.

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