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How many presidents appear on both a note and a coin in U.S. currency?

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As of 2014, three presidents appear on both a note and a coin in U.S. currency. George Washington appears on the one-dollar bill and the quarter, Abraham Lincoln appears on the five-dollar bill and the penny and Thomas Jefferson appears on the two-dollar bill and the nickel.

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How many presidents appear on both a note and a coin in U.S. currency?
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In 2005, the U.S. Mint began producing one-dollar coins with relief portraits of presidents on the obverse side. Since that time, dollar coins featuring the first 32 presidents have been released. When these coins are included, Alexander Hamilton, Andrew Jackson and Ulysses S. Grant can be added to the list of presidents officially featured on both coins and paper money. While these coins are legal tender, they were produced in limited number and are considered collectible, so they are not often seen in general circulation. Bills featuring William McKinley, Grover Cleveland, James Madison and Woodrow Wilson were also made at one time, but they have all been discontinued.

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