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Why there is a pyramid on the back of the $1 bill

George Washington, the seal of the U.S. Treasury an eagle – all of these things represent America and what it stands for, so it makes sense that they’re all on the $1 bill.

But why is there an Egyptian pyramid on the back of the $1 bill?

It’s actually part of the official seal of the U.S. – the eagle design is the front and the pyramid is the back. The pyramid is said to represent strength and the thirteen steps represent the first 13 states. The fact that the top isn’t finished represents that there is still work to be done.

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