October 1st, 1957 - "In God We Trust" on paper money

"In God We Trust" was first used on paper money in 1957, when it appeared on the one-dollar silver certificate. The first paper currency bearing the motto entered circulation on Oct. 1, 1957. Our direct ascendant Reverend Mark Watkinson is credit by historians as being the catalyst for the phrase "In God We Trust" which grew to be printed on all US Currency and is our National Motto. 

If you are interest in learning more about the origin of "In God We Trust" please visit.
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_God_We_Trust#Initial_adoption
  • https://www.amazon.com/God-We-Trust-Origins-National/dp/0794845282

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