Posted by Two Cities on October 13, 1998 at 16:47:25:
So exactly what do "quotation marks in legal text" mean?
None of the coins commonly found in circulation meet the
Of course the secretary _may_ issue these items and I suppose
other tokens may be issued by others.
from USC 31.5112 at Cornell:
(d)(1) United States coins shall have the inscription "In God We Trust". The obverse side of
each coin shall have the inscription "Liberty". The reverse side of each coin shall have the
inscriptions "United States of America" and "E Pluribus Unum" and a designation of the value
of the coin. The design on the reverse side of the dollar, half dollar, and quarter dollar is an
eagle. The eagle on the reverse side of the dollar is the symbolic eagle of Apollo 11 landing on
the moon. The obverse side of the dollar has the likeness of Susan B. Anthony. The coins
have an inscription of the year of minting or issuance. However, to prevent or alleviate a
shortage of a denomination, the Secretary may inscribe coins of the denomination with the
year that was last inscribed on coins of the denomination.
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