A woman will be on the redesigned $10 bill

June 18, 2015 2:30 AM

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Some have called for a woman to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill, but Lew said that note was not yet up for a redesign. One group, Woman on 20s, announced in May that abolitionist Harriet Tubman had won its campaign to be the new face of that bill.

This won't be the first time a woman was on U.S. currency: Martha Washington and Pocahontas both had places on bills in the 1800s. Still, the new $10 note will be the first to feature a woman in more than 100 years, Lew said.

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