Legislation to Change the Designs of United States Coinage (H.R. 3314): Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs and Coinage of the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs, House of Representatives, One-hundredth Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 3314 ... September 14, 1988

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Page 96 - Liberty, and the year of the coinage: and upon the reverse of each of the gold and silver coins, there shall be the figure or representation of an eagle with the inscription United States of America...
Page 98 - Philadelphia, and with the statement of his reason that "no nation can be strong except in the strength of God, or safe except in His defense. The trust of our people in God should be declared on our national coins...
Page 96 - Upon one side of each of the said coins there shall be an impression emblematic of liberty, with an inscription of the word Liberty, and the year of the coinage; and upon the reverse of each of the gold and silver coins there shall be the figure or representation of an eagle, with this inscription, "United States of America...
Page 98 - ... shall be fixed by the Director of the Mint, with the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury...
Page 96 - Our cases simply do not support the notion that a law found to have a "primary" effect to promote some legitimate end under the State's police power is immune from further examination to ascertain whether it also has the direct and immediate effect of advancing religion.
Page 96 - An act establishing a mint, and regulating the coins of the United States...
Page 97 - We, the people of the United States, [humbly acknowledging Almighty God as the source of all authority and power in civil government, the Lord Jesus Christ as the Ruler among the nations, and His revealed will as the supreme law of the land, in order to constitute a Christian government...
Page 97 - Christian government, and in order to form a more perfect union, establish Justice, insure domestic tranquil ity, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the...
Page 98 - An act relating to foreign coins, and the coinage of cents at the Mint of the United States...

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