Treasury Department Announces Alexander Hamilton Will Share Image on $10 Bill With a Woman Starting in 2020

June 18, 2015 12:10 PM

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A woman will appear on the $10 bill beginning in 2020, the Treasury Department said Wednesday. She will replace the main image of the treasury's founder, Alexander Hamilton. The new note will be unveiled in 2020 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote. The last woman to appear on a bill was Martha Washington, in the late 19th century.

Legally, the decision belongs to Treasury Secretary Jacob. J Lew. However, he will consider the public's input regarding which female historical figure should appear on U.S. paper currency for the first time in 119 years. "We're going to spend a lot of time this summer listening to people," Lew said...

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