Who and What’s on Small Size Bills?

Current U.S. paper money has been in its present form since 1928. Do you know who’s on each of our bills?

$1 has a portrait of George Washington and the Great Seal of the United States on the back

$2 has a portrait of Thomas Jefferson with Monticello on the back

$2 with the 1976 or 1995 series date has the signing of the Declaration of Independence on the back.

$5 has a portrait of Abraham Lincoln with the Lincoln Memorial on the back.

$10 has a portrait of Alexander Hamilton with the United States Treasury on the back.

$20 has a portrait of Andrew Jackson with the White House on the back.

$50 has a portrait of Ulysses S. Grant with the United States Capitol on the back.

$100 has a portrait of Benjamin Franklin with Independence Hall on the back

The following bills are obsolete but still legal tender. All of the notes below are worth more than face value.

$500 has a portrait of McKinley with the words “FIVE HUNDRED” on the back.

$1000 has a portrait of Grover Cleveland with the words “ONE THOUSAND” on the back.

$5000 has a portrait of James Madison with the words “FIVE THOUSAND” on the back.

$10,000 has a portrait of Salmon P. Chase with the words “TEN THOUSAND” on the back.

$100,000 has a portrait of Woodrow Wilson with the words “ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND” on the back.
(This bill was only used between banks and was never available to the public.)