1976-S Silver Bicentennial Quarter Business Strike

He did not want his face to appear on United States currency, despite the fact that sculptures and tributes were created in his honor.

In his opinion, that was an excessively similar feeling to the arrogance of the British Royals that they had just expelled.

enjamin Franklin and George Washington, on the other hand, favored having representatives of democratic principles.

The Goddess of Liberty was depicted on American coins as a representation of the independence of the United States of America.

In the beginning, the image was a template that was borrowed from the muses of ancient Greece and Rome. Over the course of time

the sculptors utilized real-life American women as stand-in models for Lady Liberty, who was also referred to as Miss Liberty on occasion.

Elsie Stevens was featured on the Mercury Dime, Teresa de Francisi was featured on the Peace Dollar, and Ann Willing Bingham was featured on the Draped Bust Coinage that was issued several years previously.