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Among other denominations, Thomas Jefferson appeared on the Westward Journey Nickel Series and the $2 Federal Reserve Note.

Thomas Jefferson was sometimes referred to as the “silent member” of the Continental Congress.

NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has taken the first photographs of a camera calibration target that actually includes a 1909 V.D.B. Lincoln cent

No, you should be able to establish an international account. Call 1-800-USA-Mint if you're having an account problem.

Which President who has appeared on U.S. coins & currency was sometimes referred to as the “silent member” of the Continental Congress?

This month, let’s take a look at some of the Presidents that have appeared on our Nation’s coins and currency!

For those who just joined our community, we have been celebrating the 220th anniversary of the U.S. Mint & the 150th anniversary of BEP.

You're very welcome. I'm sure your children would love to see the presses in action at the Philadelphia tour!

The rotary press was discontinued in 1995, because it was unable to sustain long production runs.

In the early 1990s, the BEP produced some currency on a web-fed rotary press. This press printed both sides of the notes in a single pass.

That has to be legislated by Congress. If you feel that's a worthy cause, lobby your representative.

Actually, the United States Mint does not print money, that's the Bureau of Engraving & Printing.

BEP Fact: In 1957, the first high-speed rotary press was capable of printing 2,400 sheets an hour.

A master printer, working at full speed, could produce approximately 40 sheets per hour using a hand-operated spider press.

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