Discussion in 'Paper Money' started by krispy, Mar 4, 2010.
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ya, thats basically what I meant. Todays designs suck, well most of em.
You mean fdr right?
I agree coleguy and you couldn't have said it better.
1.) 2003 Time Magazine Year of the Soldier cover - or some allegorical representation of the US Military. Not conquering or fighting. Like at a prade sceen.
2.) Iwo Jima Memorial
3.) Washington Monument
4.) WWII Memorial/USS Arizona Memorial/changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
9.) Lady Liberty from the Saint-Gaudens double eagle.
12.) Grand Canyon
13.) Sierra Nevadas
14.) Yosemite National Park
I think a person could make the argument that our founding fathers and Lincoln would also fit the description of that allegorical representation.
I agree. But would a king not also warrant that same consideration? Thats what they were fighting against....not a king on currency per se, but what that figure, allegorical or not, represented. A person is a person, no matter what status they hold, and thus, by definition, are not allegorical.
There is no law against putting *living* people on coins, let alone recently-dead ones.
For stamps, the law does specify a waiting period (is it 15 years? I thought it was five), but also contains an exception for former presidents, who are traditionally honored with a stamp on the first anniversary of death.
There are now laws that prohibit depicting living people as themselves on coins. For example, the code for the territorial quarters specifically prohibited the depiction of a living person.
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