Great Seal and other Symbols on the Dollar

Great Seal of the United States

Great Seal of the United States of America
Learn the history and this national emblem that conveys the spirit and vision of America's founders.

Meanings of the Symbols On the One Dollar Bill -
Although symbols are open to many interpretations, we do have some historical insight into the design and meaning of some of the images on the one dollar bill.

Understanding the Design and Symbolism of the U.S. One Dollar Bill
The official interpretations of the United States Treasury Department and the United States Department of State, the official keeper of the United States Seal.

What do the symbols on the U.S. $1 bill mean?
The Continental Congress decided to create a national seal or emblem on July 4, 1776, the same day that the congress adopted the Declaration of Independence. The congress appointed Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson and John Adams to a committee to come up a national seal.