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The BEP Portraits used on Marketable U.S. Treasuries

 

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is a department within the U.S. Treasury.  Founded in 1862, it has produced U.S. Currency, Treasury Debt, U.S. postage stamps. military commissions, along with a host of other federal documents.  Presented here are the portraits used in U.S. Treasury Bills, Treasury Notes, and Treasury Bonds.

Treasury Bills

Hugh McCulloch
Hugh McCulloch
Secretary of the Treasury 
(1884-1885)
$1,000 T-Bill
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Carter Glass
Secretary of the Treasury 
(1918-1920)
$50,000 T-Bill
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John G. Carlisle
Secretary of the Treasury 
(1893-1897)
$5,000 T-Bill
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Albert Galatin
Secretary of the Treasury 
(1801-1814)
$100,000 T-Bill
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John Sherman
Secretary of the Treasury
 (1877-1881)
$10,000 T-Bill
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William H. Crawford
Secretary of the Treasury 
(1816-1825)
$500,000 T-Bill
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Oliver Wolcott Jr.
Secretary of the Treasury 
(1795-1800)
$1,000,000 T-Bill

Treasury Notes & Bonds

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Thomas Jefferson
President of the U.S.
(1801-1809)
$50 Note & Bond
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Abraham Lincoln
President of the U.S.
(1861-1865)
$1,000 Note & Bond
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Ulysses S. Grant
President of the U.S.
(1869-1877)
$100,000 Note & Bond
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Andrew Jackson
President of the U.S.
(1829-1837)
$100 Note & Bond
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James Monroe
President of the U.S.
(1817-1825)
$5,000 Note & Bond
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Theodore Roosevelt
President of the U.S.
(1901-1909)
$1,000,000 Note & Bond
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George Washington
President of the U.S.
(1789-1797)
$500 Note & Bond
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Grover Cleveland
President of the U.S.
(1885-1889)    (1893-1897)
$10,000 Note & Bond
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James Madison
President of the U.S.
(1809-1817)
$100,000,000 Note 
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William McKinley
President of the U.S.
(1897-1901)
$500,000,000 Note

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