TRIVIAL PURSUITS: Whose Picture Is on the $2 Bill?

The $2 dollar bill is America's rarest small denomination in the U.S. Currency.

On 25 June, 1776, the Continental Congress authorized the issue of two-dollar bills of credit for the defense of the America. Only 49,000 bills were issued at that time.


The two-dollar bill was first commissioned in March, 1862. The two-dollar denomination was discontinued from 1966 until 1976 when use of the two-dollar bill was resumed as part of the United States bicentennial celebration. The two-dollar bill was last issued in 2003.


Do you know whose picture is on the $2 bill?


The answer is Thomas Jefferson.