US Treasury: Woman will appear on new $10 banknote

us-dollar-1

A woman will appear on a banknote in the United States for the first time in over a century, Treasury secretary Jacob Lew announced on June 17, when the next $10 note is released.

The US authorities – much like the Bank of England before them – have come under pressure to portray a woman on their currency, having last managed to do so with the depiction of Martha Washington on a $1 note in the late 1800s.

"We have only made changes to the faces on our currency a few times since bills were first

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: