List of people on coins

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This is a list of people found on circulating coins throughout the world. Note that this list is of actual people and not deities or fictional persons.

Elizabeth II, Queen of the Commonwealth realms and their territories and dependencies, features on more coins than any other person.[1]

Coins in Circulation[edit]

Albania[edit]

Flag of Albania.svg
Currency: Lek (since 1926)
Subdivision: Qindarkë (1100)
Currency Code: ALL
See also Albanian lek.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Gentius unknown last King of Illyria, 180 BC-168 BC 50 lekë obverse 1996
Teuta unknown Queen and Regent of Illyria, 230 BC-228 BC 100 lekë obverse 2000

Aruba[edit]

Flag of Aruba.svg
Currency: Florin (since 1986)
Symbol: ƒ
Subdivision: Cent (1100)
Currency Code: AWG
See also Aruban florin.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Beatrix 1938- Queen of the Netherlands, 1980- obverse 1986
212ƒ obverse
obverse

Australia[edit]

Flag of Australia.svg
Currency: Dollar (since 1966)
Symbol: $
Subdivision: Cent (1100)
Symbol: ¢
Currency Code: AUD
See also Coins of the Australian dollar.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Elizabeth II 1926- Queen of Australia, 1952- 5c obverse 1966
10c obverse
20c obverse
50c obverse 1969
$1 obverse 1984
$2 obverse 1988
The Duchess of Cambridge (née Catherine Middleton)[2] 1982- Duchess of Cambridge, 2011- 20c reverse 2011
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge[2] 1982- Duke of Cambridge, 2011- 20c reverse

Belize[edit]

Flag of Belize.svg
Currency: Dollar (since 1885)
Symbol: $
Subdivision: Cent (1100)
Currency Code: BZD
See also Coins of the Belize dollar.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Elizabeth II 1926- Queen of Belize, 1952- 1 cent obverse 1981
5 cents obverse
10 cents obverse
25 cents obverse
50 cents obverse
$1 obverse 1990

Bermuda[edit]

Flag of Bermuda.svg
Currency: Dollar (since 1970)
Symbol: $
Subdivision: Cent (1100)
Currency Code: BMD
See also Bermudian dollar.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Elizabeth II 1926- Queen of the United Kingdom, 1952- 1 cent obverse 1970
5 cents obverse
10 cents obverse
25 cents obverse
$1 obverse

Brazil[edit]

Flag of Brazil.svg
Currency: Real (since 1994)
Symbol: R$
Subdivision: Centavo (1100)
Currency Code: BRL
See also Brazilian real.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Pedro Álvares Cabral 1467–1520 explorer and navigator; discovered the sea route to Brazil, 1500 R$0.01 obverse 1998
Tiradentes 1746–1792 leader of the Brazilian independence movement R$0.05 obverse
Pedro I 1798–1834 1st Emperor, 1822–1831 R$0.10 obverse
Deodoro da Fonseca 1827–1892 1st President, 1889–1891 R$0.25 obverse
José María da Silva Paranhos, Jr. 1845–1912 Baron of Rio Branco, statesman; helped establish the modern national boundaries of Brazil R$0.50 obverse

Brunei[edit]

Flag of Brunei.svg
Currency: Dollar (since 1967)
Symbol: $
Subdivision: Sen (1100)
Currency Code: BND
See also Coins of the Brunei dollar.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Hassanal Bolkiah 1946- 29th Sultan, 1967- 1 sen obverse 1996
5 sen obverse
10 sen obverse
20 sen obverse
50 sen obverse

Canada[edit]

Flag of Canada.svg
Currency: Dollar (since 1858)
Symbol: $
Subdivision: Cent (1100)
Symbol: ¢
Currency Code: CAD
See also Coins of the Canadian dollar. List of people on coins of Canada

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Elizabeth II 1926- Queen of Canada, 1952- obverse 1953
obverse
10¢ obverse
25¢ obverse
50¢ obverse
$1 obverse 1987
$2 obverse 1996
Terry Fox 1958–1981 cancer treatment activist; ran the Marathon of Hope on a prosthetic leg $1 reverse 2005

Cayman Islands[edit]

Flag of the Cayman Islands.svg
Currency: Dollar (since 1972)
Symbol: $
Subdivision: Cent (1100)
Currency Code: KYD
See also Cayman Islands dollar.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Elizabeth II 1926- Queen of the United Kingdom, 1952- 1 cent obverse 1972
5 cents obverse
10 cents obverse
25 cents obverse

Colombia[edit]

Flag of Colombia.svg
Currency: Peso (since 1837)
Symbol: $
Subdivision: Centavo (1100)
Currency Code: COP
See also Colombian peso.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Simón Bolívar 1783–1830 1st President, 1819–1828 $20 obverse 1989

Cyprus[edit]

Flag of Cyprus.svg
Currency: Pound (since 1879)
Symbol: £
Subdivision: Cent (1100) and Mil (11000)
Currency Code: CYP
See also Cypriot pound and Coins of the Cypriot pound.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Zeno of Citium 333 BC-264 BC Hellenistic Stoic philosopher 20 cents obverse 1983

Czech Republic[edit]

Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Currency: Koruna (since 1993)
Symbol:
Subdivision: Haléř (1100)
Symbol: h
Currency Code: CZK
See also Coins of the Czech koruna.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Wenceslaus I 907-929/35 patron saint of the Czech Republic 20 Kč reverse 1993

Denmark[edit]

Flag of Denmark.svg
Currency: Krone (since 1873)
Symbol: kr
Subdivision: Øre (1100)
Currency Code: DKK
See also Danish krone.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Margrethe II 1940- Queen of Denmark, 1972- 10 kr obverse 1989
20 kr obverse 1989

Dominican Republic[edit]

Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg
Currency: Peso (since 1844)
Symbol: $
Subdivision: Centavo (1100)
Symbol: ¢
Currency Code: DOP
See also Dominican peso.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Francisco del Rosario Sánchez 1817–1861 2nd Founding Father of the Republic $5 obverse 1997
Juan Pablo Duarte 1813–1876 1st Founding Father of the Republic $1 obverse 1991
Gregorio Luperón 1839–1897 3rd Founding Father of the Republic $10 obverse 2005
Ramón Matías Mella 1816–1864 hero of the Dominican War of Independence, 1844 $25 obverse 2005

Eastern Caribbean States[edit]


Currency: Dollar (since 1981)
Symbol: $
Subdivision: Cent (1100)
Currency Code: XCD
See also East Caribbean dollar.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Elizabeth II 1926- Queen of the United Kingdom, 1952- 1 cent obverse 1981
2 cents obverse
5 cents obverse
10 cents obverse
25 cents obverse
$1 obverse

European Union[edit]

Flag of Europe.svg
Currency: Euro (since 2002)
Symbol:
Subdivision: Cent (1100)
Symbol: n/a
Currency Code: EUR
See also Euro coins.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Albert II 1934- King of the Belgians, 1993-2013 €0.01 reverse
(Belgium)
2002
€0.02 reverse
(Belgium)
€0.05 reverse
(Belgium)
€0.10 reverse
(Belgium)
€0.20 reverse
(Belgium)
€0.50 reverse
(Belgium)
€1 reverse
(Belgium)
€2 reverse
(Belgium)
Albert II 1958- Prince of Monaco €1 reverse
(Monaco)
2002
reverse
(Monaco)
2005
€2 reverse
(Monaco)
2005
Dante Alighieri 1265–1321 author of The Divine Comedy €2 reverse
(Italy)
2002
Beatrix 1938- Queen of the Netherlands, 1980-2013 €0.01 reverse
(Netherlands)
2002
€0.02 reverse
(Netherlands)
€0.05 reverse
(Netherlands)
€0.10 reverse
(Netherlands)
€0.20 reverse
(Netherlands)
€0.50 reverse
(Netherlands)
€1 reverse
(Netherlands)
€2 reverse
(Netherlands)
Benedict XVI 1927- Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, 2005-2013 €0.01 reverse
(Vatican)
2006
€0.02 reverse
(Vatican)
€0.05 reverse
(Vatican)
€0.10 reverse
(Vatican)
€0.20 reverse
(Vatican)
€0.50 reverse
(Vatican)
€1 reverse
(Vatican)
€2 reverse
(Vatican)
John Capodistria 1776–1831 1st head of state of independent Greece €0.20 reverse
(Greece)
2002
Miguel de Cervantes 1547–1616 novelist, poet, playwright; father of Spanish literature €0.10 reverse
(Spain)
2002
€0.20 reverse
(Spain)
€0.50 reverse
(Spain)
Rigas Feraios 1757–1798 revolutionary; first casualty of the Greek War of Independence €0.10 reverse
(Greece)
2002
Henri 1955- Grand Duke of Luxembourg, 2000- €0.01 reverse
(Luxembourg)
2002
€0.02 reverse
(Luxembourg)
€0.05 reverse
(Luxembourg)
€0.10 reverse
(Luxembourg)
€0.20 reverse
(Luxembourg)
€0.50 reverse
(Luxembourg)
€1 reverse
(Luxembourg)
€2 reverse
(Luxembourg)
John Paul II 1920–2005 Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, 1978–2005 €0.01 reverse
(Vatican)
2002
€0.02 reverse
(Vatican)
€0.05 reverse
(Vatican)
€0.10 reverse
(Vatican)
€0.20 reverse
(Vatican)
€0.50 reverse
(Vatican)
€1 reverse
(Vatican)
€2 reverse
(Vatican)
Juan Carlos I 1938- King of Spain, 1975- €1 reverse
(Spain)
2002
€2 reverse
(Spain)
Marcus Aurelius 121-180 Emperor of the Roman Empire, 161-180 €0.50 reverse
(Italy)
2002
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791 classical composer and pianist €1 reverse
(Austria)
2002
Saint Marinus  ???-366 founder of San Marino, 301 €0.20 reverse
(San Marino)
2002
France Prešeren 1800–1849 poet; author of the lyrics to the national anthem €2 reverse
(Slovenia)
2007
Rainier III 1923–2005 Prince of Monaco, 1949–2005 €1 reverse
(Monaco)
2002
€2 reverse
(Monaco)
Primož Trubar 1508–1586 founder and first superintendent of the Protestant Church of Slovenia €1 reverse
(Slovenia)
2007
Eleftherios Venizelos 1864–1936 statesman, diplomat €0.50 reverse
(Greece)
2002
Bertha von Suttner 1843–1914 winner, Nobel Peace Prize, 1905 €2 reverse
(Austria)
2002

Fiji[edit]

Flag of Fiji.svg
Currency: Dollar (since 1969)
Symbol: $
Subdivision: Cent (1100)
Currency Code: FJD
See also Fijian dollar.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Elizabeth II 1926- Queen of the United Kingdom, 1952- 1 cent obverse 1969
2 cents obverse
5 cents obverse
10 cents obverse
20 cents obverse
50 cents obverse 1975
$1 obverse 1995

Guatemala[edit]

Flag of Guatemala.svg
Currency: Quetzal (since 1925)
Symbol: Q
Subdivision: Centavo (1100)
Currency Code: GTQ
See also Coins of the Australian dollar.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Bartolomé de Las Casas 1484–1566 priest; advocate for the rights of Indigenous people 1 centavo obverse 1965

Honduras[edit]

Flag of Honduras.svg
Currency: Lempira (since 1931)
Symbol: L
Subdivision: Centavo (1100)
Currency Code: HNL
See also Honduran lempira.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Lempira ????-1537 Lencas leader who fought against Spanish conquistadors 20 centavos obverse 1967
50 centavos obverse

Jamaica[edit]

Flag of Jamaica.svg
Currency: Dollar (since 1969)
Symbol: $
Subdivision: Cent (1100)
Currency Code: JMD
See also Jamaican dollar.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Alexander Bustamante 1884–1977 Chief Minister, 1953–1955;
Prime Minister, 1962–1967
$1 reverse 1990
Paul Bogle 1822–1865 leader of the Morant Bay Rebellion, 1865 10 cents reverse 1991
Marcus Garvey 1887–1940 founder, UNIA-ACL, 1914 25 cents reverse 1991
$20 reverse 1999
George William Gordon 1820–1865 statesman $10 reverse 1991
Norman Washington Manley 1893–1969 Chief Minister, 1955–1962 $5 reverse 1994

Jordan[edit]

Flag of Jordan.svg
Currency: Dinar (since 1949)
Subdivision: Qirsh or Piastre (1100)
Currency Code: JOD
See also Jordanian dinar.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Abdullah II 1962- King of Jordan, 1999- 1 qirsh reverse 2000
5 piastres reverse
10 piastres reverse
¼ dinar reverse 2004
½ dinar reverse 2000
Hussein 1935–1999 King of Jordan, 1952–1999 ½ qirsh reverse 1996
2½ piastres reverse 1992
1 dinar reverse 1998

Kenya[edit]

Flag of Kenya.svg
Currency: Shilling (since 1966)
Subdivision: Cent (1100)
Currency Code: KES
See also Kenyan shilling.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Jomo Kenyatta 1893–1978 1st Prime Minister, 1963–1964;
1st President, 1964–1978
5 cents obverse 2005
10 cents obverse
50 cents obverse
1 shilling obverse
5 shillings obverse
10 shillings obverse
20 shillings obverse

Mexico[edit]

Flag of Mexico.svg
Currency: Peso (since 1821)
Symbol: $
Subdivision: Centavo (1100)
Symbol: ¢
Currency Code: MXN
See also Mexican peso.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Juan de la Barrera 1828–1847 one of the six Niños Héroes, military cadets who died fighting against US forces in the Mexican-American War, 1847 $50 reverse 1993
Juan Escutia 1830–1847 one of the six Niños Héroes, military cadets who died fighting against US forces in the Mexican-American War, 1847 $50 reverse 1993
Miguel Hidalgo 1753–1811 Catholic priest; leader of the Mexican War of Independence $20 reverse 1993
Francisco Márquez 1834–1847 one of the six Niños Héroes, military cadets who died fighting against US forces in the Mexican-American War, 1847 $50 reverse 1993
Agustín Melgar 1830–1847 one of the six Niños Héroes, military cadets who died fighting against US forces in the Mexican-American War, 1847 $50 reverse 1993
Fernando Montes de Oca 1830–1847 one of the six Niños Héroes, military cadets who died fighting against US forces in the Mexican-American War, 1847 $50 reverse 1993
Octavio Paz 1914–1998 winner, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1990 $20 reverse 2000
Vicente Suárez 1833–1847 one of the six Niños Héroes, military cadets who died fighting against US forces in the Mexican-American War, 1847 $50 reverse 1993

Mongolia[edit]

Flag of Mongolia.svg
Currency: Tögrög (since 1925)
Symbol:
Subdivision: Möngö (1100)
Currency Code: MNT
See also Mongolian tögrög.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Damdin Sükhbaatar 1893–1923 military hero; victorious against both the Chinese and Russian armies ₮500 reverse 2001

Morocco[edit]

Flag of Morocco.svg
Currency: Dirham (since 1882)
Symbol: د.م.
Subdivision: Santim (1100)
Currency Code: MAD
See also Moroccan dirham.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Hassan II 1929–1999 King of Morocco, 1961–1999 5 dirhams obverse 1987
10 dirhams obverse 1995
Mohammed VI 1963- King of Morocco, 1999- 1 dirham obverse 2002

New Zealand[edit]

Flag of New Zealand.svg
Currency: Dollar (since 1967)
Symbol: $
Subdivision: Cent (1100)
Symbol: c
Currency Code: NZD
See also New Zealand dollar.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Elizabeth II 1926- Queen of New Zealand, 1952- 10c obverse 2006
20c obverse
50c obverse
$1 obverse 1990
$2 obverse

Nigeria[edit]

Flag of Nigeria.svg
Currency: Naira (since 1973)
Symbol:
Subdivision: Kobo (1100)
Currency Code: NGN
See also Nigerian naira.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Herbert Macauley 1864–1946 national leader in colonial Nigeria ₦1 obverse 2007

Norway[edit]

Flag of Norway.svg
Currency: Krone (since 1875)
Symbol: kr
Subdivision: Øre (1100)
Currency Code: NOK
See also Norwegian krone.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Harald V 1937- King of Norway, 1991- 10 kr obverse 1995
20 kr obverse 1994

Pakistan[edit]

Flag of Pakistan.svg
Currency: Rupee (since 1947)
Symbol: Rs.
Subdivision: Paisa (1100)
Currency Code: PKR
See also Pakistani rupee.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Muhammad Ali Jinnah 1876–1948 1st Governor-General, 1947–1948;
"Father of the Nation"
Rs. 1 obverse 1998
Benazir Bhutto 1953–2007 Prime Minister, 1988–1990; 1993–1996 Rs. 10 reverse 2008

Paraguay[edit]

Flag of Paraguay.svg
Currency: Guaraní (since 1943)
Symbol: Parag-guarani-G.svg
Subdivision: Céntimo (1100)
Currency Code: PYG
See also Paraguayan guaraní.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Bernardino Caballero 1839–1912 President, 1880–1886 Parag-guarani-G.svg500 obverse 1997
José E. Díaz  ????-1867 General; hero of the Battle of Curupaity, 1866 Parag-guarani-G.svg100 obverse 1990
José Félix Estigarribia 1888–1940 President, 1939–1940 Parag-guarani-G.svg50 obverse 1975
Eugenio A. Garay  ????-???? General Parag-guarani-G.svg10 obverse 1975

Philippines[edit]

Flag of the Philippines.svg
Currency: Piso (since 1852)
Symbol:
Subdivision: Sentimo (1100)
Currency Code: PHP
See also Philippine peso and Coins of the Philippine peso.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Emilio Aguinaldo 1869–1964 1st President, 1899–1901 PhilippinePeso.svg5 obverse 1995
Andrés Bonifacio 1863–1897 leader in the Philippine Revolution PhilippinePeso.svg10 obverse 2000
Apolinario Mabini 1864–1903 1st Prime Minister, 1899; author of the 1st Constitution PhilippinePeso.svg10 obverse 2000
José Rizal 1861–1896 hero of the Philippine Revolution PhilippinePeso.svg1 obverse 1995

Russia[edit]

Flag of Russia.svg
Currency: Ruble (since 1710)
Symbol: руб
Subdivision: Kopek (1100)
Symbol: к
Currency Code: RUB
See also Russian ruble.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Saint George 278-303 Patron saint of Moscow obverse 1997
obverse
10к obverse
50к obverse

Serbia[edit]

Flag of Serbia.svg
Currency: Dinar (since 2003)
Symbol: din.
Subdivision: Para (1100)
Currency Code: RSD
See also Serbian dinar.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Nikola Tesla 1856–1943 father of AC power 20 din. obverse 2003

South Korea[edit]

Flag of South Korea.svg
Currency: Won (since 1962)
Symbol:
Subdivision: Jeon (1100)
Currency Code: KRW
See also South Korean won.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Yi Sun-sin 1545–1598 naval leader during the Japanese invasions of Korea, 1592–1598 ₩100 obverse 1970
obverse 1983

Republic of China (Taiwan)[edit]

Flag of the Republic of China.svg
Currency: New Taiwan Dollar (since 1949)
Symbol: $
Subdivision: Jiao (110), Cent (1100)
Currency Code: TWD
See also New Taiwan dollar.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Chiang Kai-shek 1887–1975 President of the Republic of China, 1948–1975 $1 obverse 1981
$5 obverse
$10 obverse
Sun Yat-sen 1866–1925 Founding father of the Republic of China $10 obverse 2001
$50 obverse 2002
Mona Rudao 1882–1930 Seediq chief, leader of Wushe Incident $20 obverse 2001
Chiang Ching-kuo 1910–1988 President of the Republic of China, 1978–1988 $10 obverse 2010
Chiang Wei-shui 1891–1931 Leader of colonial resistance movement $10 obverse 2010

United Kingdom[edit]

Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
Currency: Pound Sterling (since 1158)
Symbol: £
Subdivision: Penny (1100)
Symbol: p
Currency Code: GBP
See also Coins of the pound sterling.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
Elizabeth II 1926- Queen of the United Kingdom, 1952- 1p obverse 1971
2p obverse
5p obverse 1968
10p obverse
20p obverse 1982
50p obverse 1969
£1 obverse 1983
£2 obverse 1997

United States[edit]

Flag of the United States.svg
Currency: Dollar (since 1792)
Symbol: $
Subdivision: Cent (1100)
Symbol: ¢
Currency Code: USD
See also Coins of the United States dollar.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since
John Adams 1735–1826 2nd President, 1797–1801 $1 obverse 2007
John Quincy Adams 1767–1848 6th President, 1825–1829 $1 obverse 2008
Susan B. Anthony 1820–1906 suffragist, women's rights activist $1 obverse 1979
Neil Armstrong 1930–2012 explorer, first man on the moon 25¢ reverse(OH) 2002
James Buchanan 1791–1868 15th President, 1857–1861 $1 obverse 2010
Jean Baptiste Charbonneau 1805–1866 Sacagawea's son $1 obverse 2000
William Clark 1770–1838 co-leader of the Corps of Discovery 25¢ reverse (MO) 2003
Duke Ellington 1899–1974 jazz composer, pianist, and orchestra leader 25¢ reverse (DC) 2009
Millard Fillmore 1800–1874 13th President, 1850–1853 $1 obverse 2010
James Garfield 1831–1881 20th President, 1881 $1 obverse 2011
Ulysses S. Grant 1822–1885 18th President, 1869–1877 $1 obverse 2011
General Edward Hand 1744–1802 Continental Army Officer 25¢ reverse(NJ) 1999
Rutherford B. Hayes 1822–1893 19th President, 1877–1881 $1 obverse 2011
William Henry Harrison 1773–1841 9th President, 1841 $1 obverse 2009
Andrew Jackson 1767–1845 7th President, 1829–1837 $1 obverse 2008
Thomas Jefferson 1743–1846 3rd President, 1801–1809 obverse 1938
25¢ reverse (SD) 2006
$1 obverse 2007
Andrew Johnson 1808–1875 17th President, 1865–1869 $1 obverse 2011
Kamehameha I 1758?-1819 King of Hawaii, 1795–1819 25¢ reverse (HI) 2008
Helen Keller 1880–1968 deafblind activist, author, lecturer 25¢ reverse (AL) 2003
John F. Kennedy 1917–1963 35th President, 1917–1963 50¢ obverse 1964
Meriwether Lewis 1774–1809 leader of the Corps of Discovery 25¢ reverse (MO) 2003
Abraham Lincoln 1809–1865 16th President, 1861–1865 both 1909
future president 25¢ reverse (IL) 2003
16th President, 1861–1865 25¢ reverse (SD) 2006
$1 obverse 2010
James Madison 1751–1836 4th President, 1809–1817 $1 obverse 2007
James Monroe 1758–1831 Revolutionary War hero 25¢ reverse (NJ) 1999
5th President, 1817–1825 $1 obverse 2008
John Muir 1838–1914 one of the first modern preservationists 25¢ reverse (CA) 2005
Franklin Pierce 1804–1869 14th President, 1853–1857 $1 obverse 2010
James K. Polk 1795–1849 11th President, 1845–1849 $1 obverse 2009
Caesar Rodney 1728–1784 rode all night from Dover, DE, to Philadelphia, PA, to cast the deciding vote for the Declaration of Independence, 1776 25¢ reverse (DE) 1999
Franklin D. Roosevelt 1882–1945 32nd President, 1933–1945 10¢ obverse 1946
Theodore Roosevelt 1858–1919 26th President, 1901–1909 25¢ reverse (SD) 2006
Sacagawea 1787–1812 guide to the Corps of Discovery $1 obverse 2000
John Tyler 1790–1862 10th President, 1841–1845 $1 obverse 2009
Zachary Taylor 1784–1850 12th President, 1849–1850 $1 obverse 2009
George Washington 1732–1799 1st President, 1789–1797 25¢ obverse 1932
General of the Continental Army 25¢ reverse (NJ) 1999
1st President, 1789–1797 25¢ reverse (SD) 2006
$1 obverse 2007
Martin Van Buren 1782–1862 8th President, 1837–1841 $1 obverse 2008
Prince Whipple 1750–1796 African American Slave, accompanied General Whipple of NH 25¢ reverse(NJ) 1999
Orville Wright 1871–1948 brothers who built the first airplane 25¢ reverse (NC) 2001
Wilbur Wright 1867–1912
York 1770–1831 explorer, Corps of Discovery 25¢ reverse(MO) 2003

Coins Out of Circulation[edit]

Albania[edit]

Flag of Albania.svg
Currency/Subdivision: Lek/qindarkë

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Currency Denomination Obverse or Reverse Years of circulation
Alexander the Great 356 BCE-323 BCE King of Macedonia Albanian lek 1 lek obverse & reverse 1926–1939

Argentina[edit]

Flag of Argentina.svg
Currency/Subdivision: Peso Moneda Nacional (m$n, 1881–1969)/Centavo (¢, 1100)
Currency/Subdivision: Peso Ley ($L, 1970–1983)/Centavo (¢, 1100)
Currency/Subdivision: Peso Argentino ($a, 1983–1985)/Centavo (¢, 1100)
Currency/Subdivision: Austral (A, 1985–1991)/Centavo (¢, 1100)
Currency/Subdivision: Peso ($, 1992–Present)/Centavo (¢, 1100)
Currency Codes: ARM, ARL, ARP, ARA, ARS
See also Argentine peso moneda nacional, Argentine peso ley, Argentine peso argentino, Argentine austral, and Argentine peso.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Currency Denomination Obverse or Reverse Years of Circulation
Guillermo Brown 1777–1857 Father of the Argentine Navy Peso Ley $L10 obverse 1977–1984
José de San Martín 1778–1850 leader for independence from Spain Peso Moneda Nacional obverse 1950–1965
obverse 1953–1965
10¢ obverse 1950–1966
obverse 1952–1966
20¢ obverse 1950–1967
obverse 1952–1967
50¢ obverse 1952–1969
Peso Ley $L50 obverse 1978–1984
$L100 obverse
obverse
Domingo Faustino Sarmiento 1811–1888 President, 1868–1874 Peso Moneda Nacional m$n25 obverse 1950–1965

Australia[edit]

Flag of Australia.svg
Currency/Subdivision: Pound (£, 1813–1966)/Penny (d, 1240)
Currency/Subdivision: Dollar ($, 1966–Present)/Cent (c, 1100)
Currency Code: AUD
See also Coins of the Australian pound and Coins of the Australian dollar.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Currency Denomination Obverse or Reverse Years of Circulation
Edward VII 1841–1910 King of the United Kingdom, 1901–1910 Pound 3d obverse 1910–1966
6d obverse
12d
(1/- or 1 shilling)
obverse
24d
(2/- or 1 florin)
obverse
Elizabeth II 1926- Queen of the United Kingdom, 1952- Pound 12d obverse 1953–1966
1d obverse
3d obverse
6d obverse
-12d
(1/- or 1 shilling)
obverse
24d
(2/- or 1 florin)
obverse
Dollar 1c obverse 1966–1992
2c obverse
George V 1865–1936 King of the United Kingdom, 1910–1936 Pound 12d obverse 1911–1966
1d obverse
3d obverse
6d obverse
12d
(1/- or 1 shilling)
obverse
24d
(2/- or 1 florin)
obverse
George VI 1895–1952 King of the United Kingdom, 1936–1952 Pound 12d obverse 1938–1966
1d obverse
3d obverse
6d obverse
12d
(1/- or 1 shilling)
obverse
24d
(2/- or 1 florin)
obverse
60d
(5/- or 1 crown)
obverse 1937–1966

Belgium[edit]

Flag of Belgium.svg
Currency/Subdivision: Franc (fr., 1832–Present)/Centime (c., 1100)
Currency Code: BEL
See also Belgian franc.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Currency Denomination Obverse or Reverse Years of Circulation
Albert I 1875–1934 King of Belgium, 1909–1934 Franc 50 c. obverse 1910–1932
1 fr. obverse 1910–1932
2 fr. obverse 1910–1932
5 fr.
(1 Belga)
obverse 1926–1951
10 fr.
(2 Belgas)
obverse 1930–1934
20 fr. obverse 1914–1934
20 fr.
(4 Belgas)
obverse 1931–1934
20 fr. obverse 1933–1947
Leopold I 1790–1865 King of Belgium, 1831–1865 Franc 20 c. obverse 1852–1860
20 c. obverse 1860–1861
14 fr. obverse 1832–1852
12 fr. obverse 1832–1867
1 fr. obverse 1832–1867
1 fr. obverse 1880–1932
2 fr. obverse 1832–1867
2 fr. obverse 1880–1932
212 fr. obverse 1848–1867
5 fr. obverse 1832–1932
10 fr. obverse 1849–1850
10 fr.
(2 Belgas)
obverse 1930–1934
20 fr. obverse 1865-1865
25 fr. obverse 1848–1850
Leopold II 1835–1909 King of Belgium, 1865–1909 Franc 50 c. obverse 1867–1932
50 c. obverse 1901–1932
50 c. obverse 1909–1932
1 fr. obverse 1867–1932
1 fr. obverse 1880–1932
1 fr. obverse 1904–1932
2 fr. obverse 1867–1932
2 fr. obverse 1880–1932
2 fr. obverse 1904–1932
5 fr. obverse 1867–1932
10 fr.
(2 Belgas)
obverse 1930–1934
20 fr. obverse 1867–1882
Leopold III 1901–1983 King of Belgium, 1934–1951 Franc 5 fr. obverse 1936–1972
20 fr. obverse 1934–1946
50 fr. obverse 1939–1947

Brunei[edit]

Flag of Brunei.svg
Currency/Subdivision: Dollar ($, 1967–Present)/Sen (1100)
Currency Code: BND
See also Coins of the Brunei dollar.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Currency Denomination Obverse or Reverse Years of Circulation
Omar Ali Saifuddin III 1914–1986 28th Sultan, 1951–1967 Dollar 1 sen obverse 1967–1968
5 sen obverse
10 sen obverse
20 sen obverse
50 sen obverse
Hassanal Bolkiah 1946- 29th Sultan, 1967- Dollar 1 sen obverse 1968–1996
5 sen obverse
10 sen obverse
20 sen obverse
50 sen obverse

Canada[edit]

Flag of Canada.svg
Currency/Subdivision: Dollar ($, 1858–Present)/Cent (¢, 1100)
Currency Code: CAD
See also Coins of the Canadian dollar.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Currency Denomination Obverse or Reverse Years of Circulation
Edward VII 1841–1910 King of the United Kingdom, 1901–1910 Pound Sterling obverse 1902–1911
obverse
10¢ obverse
25¢ obverse
50¢ obverse
George V 1865–1936 King of the United Kingdom, 1910–1936 Pound Sterling obverse 1911–1937
obverse
10¢ obverse
25¢ obverse
50¢ obverse
$1 obverse 1935–1937
George VI 1895–1952 King of the United Kingdom, 1936–1952 Pound Sterling obverse 1937–1953
obverse
10¢ obverse
25¢ obverse
50¢ obverse
$1 obverse
Victoria 1819–1901 Queen of the United Kingdom, 1837–1901 Pound Sterling obverse 1870–1901
obverse
10¢ obverse
25¢ obverse
50¢ obverse

Czechoslovakia[edit]

Flag of Czechoslovakia.svg
Currency/Subdivision: Koruna (Kčs, 1919–1939 and 1945–1993)/Haléř or Halier (h, 1100)
Currency Code: CSK
See also Czechoslovak koruna.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Currency Denomination Obverse or Reverse Years of Circulation
Juraj Jánošík 1688–1713 outlaw; "Slovak Robin Hood" Koruna 2 Kčs reverse 1947–1953

Fiji[edit]

Flag of Fiji.svg
Currency/Subdivision: Pound (£, 1934–1969)/Penny (1240)
Currency/Subdivision: Dollar ($, 1969–Present)/Cent (1100)
Currency Code: FJD
See also Coins of the Fijian pound and Fijian dollar.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Currency Denomination Obverse or Reverse Years of Circulation
Edward VIII 1894–1972 King of the United Kingdom, 1936 Pound 1 penny obverse 1936–1937
3 pence obverse
Elizabeth II 1926- Queen of the United Kingdom, 1952- Pound 12 penny obverse 1953–1969
1 penny obverse
3 pence obverse
6 pence obverse
12 pence
(1/- or 1 shilling)
obverse
120 pence
(10/- or 10 shillings)
obverse
£1 obverse
£5 obverse
George V 1865–1936 King of the United Kingdom, 1910–1936 Pound 12 penny obverse 1934–1936
1 penny obverse
6 pence obverse
12 pence
(1/- or 1 shilling)
obverse
120 pence
(10/- or 10 shillings)
obverse
£1 obverse
£5 obverse
George VI 1895–1952 King of the United Kingdom, 1910–1952 Pound 12 penny obverse 1937–1953
1 penny obverse
3 pence obverse
6 pence obverse
12 pence
(1/- or 1 shilling)
obverse
120 pence
(10/- or 10 shillings)
obverse
£1 obverse
£5 obverse

Germany[edit]

Flag of the NSDAP (1920–1945).svg Flag of Germany.svg
Currency/Subdivision: Deutsche Mark (DM, 1948–2002)/Pfennig (Pf., 1100)
Currency Code: DEM
Currency/Subdivision: Reichsmark (ℛℳ, 1924–1945)/Reichspfennig (rpf., 1100)
See also German mark and Reichsmark.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Currency Denomination Obverse or Reverse Years of Circulation
Paul von Hindenburg 1847–1934 2nd president of Germany, 1925–1934 Reichsmark 5 ℛℳ obverse 1935–1945
Konrad Adenauer 1876–1967 1st chancellor of West Germany, 1949–1963 Deutsche Mark 2 DM reverse 1969–1987
Willy Brandt 1913–1992 4th chancellor of West Germany, 1999-1974 Deutsche Mark 2 DM reverse 1969–1987
Ludwig Erhard 1897–1977 2nd chancellor of West Germany, 1963–1966 Deutsche Mark 2 DM reverse 1988–2001
Theodor Heuss 1884–1963 1st president of the Federal Republic of Germany, 1949–1959 Deutsche Mark 2 DM reverse 1970–1987
Max Planck 1858–1947 Nobel Prize in Physics winner, 1918 Deutsche Mark 2 DM reverse 1957–1971
Kurt Schumacher 1895–1952 leader of the Social Democratic Party of Germany, 1945–1952 Deutsche Mark 2 DM reverse 1979–2001
Franz Josef Strauß 1915–1988 Prime Minister of Bavaria, 1978–1988 Deutsche Mark 2 DM reverse 1990–1994

Greece[edit]

Flag of Greece.svg
Currency/Subdivision: Drachma (Δρ., 1832–2001)/Lepto (n/a, 1100)
Currency Code: GRD
See also Greek drachma.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Currency Denomination Obverse or Reverse Years of Circulation
Alexander the Great 356 BC-323 BC King of Macedon, 336 BC-323 BC Drachma 100 Δρ. obverse 1990–2002
Aristotle 384 BC-322 BC philosopher Drachma 5 Δρ. obverse 1976–2002
Markos Botsaris 1788–1823 a leader of the Greek War of Independence Drachma 50 lepta obverse 1976–2002
Laskarina Bouboulina 1771–1825 heroine of the Greek War of Independence Drachma 1 Δρ. obverse 1988–2002
Democritus 406 BC-370 BC philosopher Drachma 10 Δρ. obverse 1976–2002
Homer 8th century BC poet Drachma 50 Δρ. obverse 1986–2002
Manto Mavrogenous 1796–1840 heroine of the Greek War of Independence Drachma 2 Δρ. obverse 1988–2002
Dionysios Solomos 1798–1857 poet; wrote "Hymn to Freedom," part of the National Anthem Drachma 2 Δρ. obverse 1990–2002

Hungary[edit]

Flag of Hungary.svg
Currency/Subdivision: Korona (K, 1919–1926)/Fillér (1100)
Currency/Subdivision: Pengő (P, 1927–1946)/Fillér (1100)
Currency/Subdivision: Forint (Ft, 1946–Present)/Fillér (1100)
Currency Code: HUF
See also Coins of the Hungarian pengő and Coins of the Hungarian forint.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Currency Denomination Obverse or Reverse Years of Circulation
Ferenc Deák 1803–1876 statesman, political reformer Forint 200 Ft obverse 1983–1995
György Dózsa  ????-1514 lead a peasants' revolt against the nobility Forint 20 Ft obverse 1983–1995
Miklós Horthy 1868–1957 Regent, 1920–1944 Pengő 5 P reverse 1939–1945
Lajos Kossuth 1802–1894 Regent-President, 1848–1849 Forint 5 Ft reverse 1946–1977
reverse 1947–1977
reverse 1967–1973
obverse 1971–1995
obverse 1983–1995
Mary 1st century BC-1st century AD Mother of Jesus Christ Pengő 2 P reverse 1930–1942
Jesus 1 BC-33 AD the Christ Pengő 2 P reverse 1930–1942

Jordan[edit]

Flag of Jordan.svg
Currency/Subdivision: Dinar (1949–Present)/Qirsh or Piastre (1100) and Fils (11000)
Currency Code: JOD
See also Jordanian dinar.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Currency Denomination Obverse or Reverse Years of Circulation
Hussein 1935–1999 King of Jordan, 1952–1999 Dinar 1 fils reverse 1968–1984
1984–1985
5 fils reverse 1968–1978
1978–1996
10 fils reverse 1968–1978
1978–1994
25 fils reverse 1968–1981
1981–1992
50 fils reverse 1968–1978
1978–1992
100 fils reverse 1968–1978
1978–1992
¼ dinar reverse 1970–1978
1978–1996

Kenya[edit]

Flag of Kenya.svg
Currency/Subdivision: Shilling (1966–Present)/Cent (1100)
Currency Code: KES
See also Kenyan shilling.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Currency Denomination Obverse or Reverse Years of Circulation
Jomo Kenyatta 1893–1978 1st Prime Minister, 1963–1964;
1st President, 1964–1978
Shilling 5 cents obverse 1966–1980
10 cents obverse
25 cents obverse 1966–1969
50 cents obverse 1966–1980
1 shilling obverse
2 shillings obverse 1966–1971
Daniel arap Moi 1924- 2nd President, 1978–2002 Shilling 5 cents obverse 1980–2005
10 cents obverse
50 cents obverse
1 shilling obverse
5 shillings obverse 1985–2005
10 shillings obverse 1994–2005
20 shillings obverse 1998–2005

Mexico[edit]

Flag of Mexico.svg
Currency/Subdivision: Peso ($, 1821–Present)/Centavo (¢, 1100)
Currency Code: MXP (1821–1993) and MXN (1993–Present)
See also Mexican peso.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Currency Denomination Obverse or Reverse Years of Circulation
Venustiano Carranza 1859–1920 President, 1917–1920 Peso $5 obverse 1959–1971
$100 obverse 1984–1992
Miguel Domínguez 1756–1830 conspirator and supporter of the Mexican War of Independence Peso 10¢ obverse 1955–1976
$1 obverse 1957-1957
$5 obverse 1957-1957
$10 obverse 1957-1957
Miguel Hidalgo 1753–1811 Catholic priest; chief leader of the Mexican War of Independence Peso $5 obverse 1955–1959
$10 obverse 1955–1956
$10 obverse 1960–1974
$10 obverse 1978–1985
$10 obverse 1985–1990
Benito Juárez 1806–1872 President, 1858–1872 Peso $25 obverse 1972–1982
$50 obverse 1984–1992
José María Morelos 1765–1815 general and leader in the Mexican War of Independence Peso $1 obverse 1947–1987
$100 obverse 1977–1979
Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez 1768–1829 conspirator and supporter of the Mexican War of Independence Peso obverse 1942–1976
Francisco I. Madero 1873–1913 President, 1911–1913 Peso 20¢ obverse 1974–1983
25¢ obverse 1964–1966
$10 obverse 1960–1974
Guadalupe Victoria 1786–1843 President, 1824–1829 Peso $20 obverse 1985–1990

Morocco[edit]

Flag of Morocco.svg
Currency/Subdivision: Dirham (1882–Present)/Santim (1100)
Currency Code: MAD
See also Moroccan dirham.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Currency Denomination Obverse or Reverse Years of Circulation
Hassan II 1929–1999 King of Morocco, 1961–1999 Dirham 20 santimat obverse 1974–1987
50 santimat obverse
½ dirham obverse 1987–2002
1 dirham obverse 1965–1974
obverse 1974–1987
obverse 1987–2002
5 dirham obverse 1980–1987

Netherlands[edit]

Flag of the Netherlands.svg
Currency/Subdivision: Gulden (ƒ, 1817–2002)/Cent (ct., 1100)
Currency Code: NLG
See also Dutch gulden.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Currency Denomination Obverse or Reverse Years of Circulation
Beatrix 1938- Queen of the Netherlands, 1980- Gulden 5 ct. obverse 1982–2001
10 ct. obverse
25 ct. obverse
1 ƒ obverse
212 ƒ obverse
5 ƒ obverse 1987–2001

New Zealand[edit]

Flag of New Zealand.svg
Currency/Subdivision: Pound (£, 1840–1967)/Penny (d, 1240)
Currency/Subdivision: Dollar ($, 1967–Present)/Cent (c, 1100)
Currency Code: NZD
See also New Zealand pound and Coins of the New Zealand dollar.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Currency Denomination Obverse or Reverse Years of Circulation
Elizabeth II 1926- Queen of the United Kingdom, 1952- Pound 12d obverse 1940–1967
1d obverse
3d obverse 1933–1967
6d obverse
12d
(1/- or 1 shilling)
obverse
24d
(2/- or 1 florin)
obverse
30d
(212/- or 12 crown)
obverse
Dollar 1c obverse 1967–1990
2c obverse
5c obverse 1967–2006
10c obverse
20c obverse
50c obverse

Nigeria[edit]

Flag of Nigeria.svg
Currency/Subdivision: Pounds (£, 1959–1973)/Shilling (/-, 120) and pence (d, 1240)
Currency/Subdivision: Naira (₦, 1973–Present)/Kobo (1100)
Currency Code: GBP, NGN
See also Nigerian pound and Nigerian naira.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Currency Denomination Obverse or Reverse Years of Circulation
Elizabeth II 1926- Queen of the United Kingdom, 1952- Pound 3d obverse 1959–1973
6d obverse
1/- obverse
2/- obverse
Herbert Macaulay 1864–1946 national leader in colonial Nigeria Naira ₦1 obverse 1979–1984

Romania[edit]

Flag of Romania.svg
Currency/Subdivision: Romanian leu (L, 1867–Present)/ban (b, 1100)
Currency Code: ROL
See also Romanian leu.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Currency Denomination Obverse or Reverse Years of Circulation
Carol I 1839–1914 Domnitor (1866–1881)
King (1881–1914)
Romanian leu 1 L both 1905–1910
5 L
50 b reverse 1910–1914
1 L
2 L
Michael I 1921- King (1st reign) 5 L reverse 1930
20 L
Carol II 1893–1953 King 10 L reverse 1930–1932
20 L
100 L 1932–1936
250 L
50 L 1936–1942
100 L
Michael I 1921- King (2nd reign) 200 L reverse 1942–1944
1944–1945
250 L 1941–1944
500 L 1941
1944–1945
1945–1946
1946–1947
100 L 1944–1947
2,000 L 1946–1947
25,000 L
100,000 L
5 L 1947
10,000 L
Ştefan cel Mare ca. 1432-1504 Domnitor of Moldavia 20 L reverse 1991–2004
Alexandru Ioan Cuza 1820–1873 Domnitor of the Romanian Principalities 50 L reverse
Mihai Viteazu 1558–1601 Domnitor of Wallachia, Domnitor of Transylvania, Domnitor of Moldavia 100 L reverse 1991–2006
Constantin Brâncoveanu 1654–1714 Domnitor of Wallachia 1,000 L reverse 2000–2006

South Africa[edit]

Flag of South Africa.svg
Currency/Subdivision: Pound (£, 1923–1961)/Penny (d, 1240)
Currency/Subdivision: Rand (R, 1961–Present)/Cent (c, 1100)
Currency Code: ZAR
See also Coins of the South African pound and Coins of the South African rand.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Currency Denomination Obverse or Reverse Years of Circulation
Elizabeth II 1926- Queen of the United Kingdom, 1952- Pound 14d obverse 1953–1961
12d obverse
1d obverse
3d obverse
6d obverse
1/-
(1 shilling)
obverse
2/-
(1 florin)
obverse
212 shillings obverse
12 sovereign obverse
1 sovereign obverse
George V 1865–1936 King of the United Kingdom, 1910–1936 Pound 14d obverse 1923–1937
12d obverse
1d obverse
3d obverse
6d obverse
1/-
(1 shilling)
obverse
2/-
(1 florin)
obverse
212 shillings obverse
12 sovereign obverse
1 sovereign obverse
George VI 1895–1952 King of the United Kingdom, 1936–1952 Pound 14d obverse 1937–1953
12d obverse
1d obverse
3d obverse
6d obverse
1/-
(1 shilling)
obverse
2/-
(1 florin)
obverse
212 shillings obverse
12 sovereign obverse
1 sovereign obverse

South Korea[edit]

Flag of South Korea.svg
Currency/Subdivision: Won (1945–1953)/Jeon (1100)
Currency/Subdivision: Hwan (1953–1962)/Jeon (1100)
Currency/Subdivision: Won (1962–Present)/Jeon (1100)
Currency Code: KRW
See also South Korean won (1945), South Korean hwan, and South Korean won.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Currency Denomination Obverse or Reverse Years of Circulation
Syngman Rhee 1875–1965 1st President of the Provisional Government of South Korea, 1919–1925;
1st, 2nd, & 3rd President of the Republic of Korea, 1948–1960
won 100 won obverse 1959–1962

Soviet Union[edit]

Flag of the Soviet Union.svg
Currency/Subdivision: Ruble (руб, 1917–1991)/Kopek (к, 1100)
Currency Code: SUR
See also Soviet ruble.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Currency Denomination Obverse or Reverse Years of Circulation
Vladimir Lenin 1870–1924 leader of the October Revolution; 1st Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars, 1917–1924 Ruble 50к obverse 1967–1991

United Kingdom[edit]

Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
Currency/Subdivision: Pound Sterling (£, 1138–Present)/Pence (p, 1240, 1158-1971; 1100, 1971–Present)
Currency Code: GBP
See also Coins of the pound sterling.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Currency Denomination Obverse or Reverse Years of Circulation
Anne 1665–1714 King of Great Britain and Ireland, 1702–1714 Pound Sterling 1 farthing
(14p)
obverse 1702–1714
Charles I 1600–1649 King of England, Scotland, and Ireland, 1625–1649 Pound Sterling 1 farthing
(14p)
obverse 1625–1649
Charles II 1630–1685 King of Scots, King of England and Ireland, 1660–1685 Pound Sterling 1 farthing
(14p)
obverse 1660–1685
Edward I 1239–1307 King of England, 1272–1307 Pound Sterling 1 farthing
(14p)
obverse  ????-????
1 halfpenny
(12p)
obverse  ????-????
Edward II 1284–1327 King of England, 1307–1327 Pound Sterling 1 farthing
(14p)
obverse  ????-????
Edward III 1312–1377 King of England, 1327–1377 Pound Sterling 1 farthing
(14p)
obverse  ????-????
Edward IV 1442–1483 King of England, 1461–1470 and 1470–1471 Pound Sterling 1 farthing
(14p)
obverse  ????-????
Edward VI 1537–1553 King of England, 1547–1553 Pound Sterling 1 farthing
(14p)
obverse 1547–1553
Edward VII 1841–1910 King of the United Kingdom, 1901–1910 Pound Sterling 34 farthing
(112p)
obverse 1902–1913
1 farthing
(14p)
obverse 1901–1911
Elizabeth II 1926- Queen of the United Kingdom, 1952- Pound Sterling 1 farthing
(14p)
obverse 1953–1960
Halfpenny
(12p)
obverse 1953–1984
3p obverse 1953–1971
6p obverse 1953–1980
12p obverse 1953–1990
George I 1660–1727 King of Great Britain and Ireland, 1714–1727 Pound Sterling 1 farthing
(14p)
obverse 1717–1730
George II 1683–1760 King of Great Britain and Ireland, 1727–1760 Pound Sterling 1 farthing
(14p)
obverse 1730–1771
George III 1738–1820 King of the United Kingdom, 1760–1820 Pound Sterling 1 farthing
(14p)
obverse 1771–1821
George IV 1762–1830 King of the United Kingdom, 1820–1830 Pound Sterling 13 farthing
(112p)
obverse 1827–1835
1 farthing
(14p)
obverse 1821–1831
George V 1865–1936 King of the United Kingdom, 1910–1936 Pound Sterling 13 farthing
(112p)
obverse 1913-????
1 farthing
(14p)
obverse 1911-1831
George VI 1895–1952 King of the United Kingdom, 1936–1952 Pound Sterling 1 farthing
(14p)
obverse 1936–1952
Henry I 1068–1135 King of England, 1100–1135 Pound Sterling 1 halfpenny
(12p)
obverse  ????-????
Henry III 1207–1272 King of England, 1216–1272 Pound Sterling 1 halfpenny
(12p)
obverse  ????-????
Henry IV 1367–1413 King of England, 1399–1413 Pound Sterling 1 farthing
(14p)
obverse  ????-????
Henry V 1387–1422 King of England, 1399–1413 Pound Sterling 1 farthing
(14p)
obverse  ????-????
Henry VI 1421–1471 King of England, 1422–1461 and 1470–1471 Pound Sterling 1 farthing
(14p)
obverse  ????-????
Henry VII 1457–1509 King of England, 1457–1509 Pound Sterling 1 farthing
(14p)
obverse  ????-????
Henry VIII 1491–1547 King of England, 1509–1547 Pound Sterling 1 farthing
(14p)
obverse 1509–1547
James I 1566–1625 King of Scots, 1567–1625; King of England and Ireland, 1603–1625 Pound Sterling 1 farthing
(14p)
obverse 1566–1625
James II 1633–1701 King of England, Scotland, and Ireland, 1685–1688 Pound Sterling 1 farthing
(14p)
obverse 1685–1688
Mary II 1662–1694 Queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland, 1689–1694 Pound Sterling 1 farthing
(14p)
obverse 1689–1694
Richard II 1367–1400 King of England, 1377–1399 Pound Sterling 1 farthing
(14p)
obverse  ????-????
Richard III 1452–1485 King of England, 1483–1485 Pound Sterling 1 farthing
(14p)
obverse  ????-????
Victoria 1819–1901 Queen of the United Kingdom, 1837–1901 Pound Sterling 14 farthing
(116p)
obverse 1839–1853
1|3}} farthing
(112p)
obverse 1866–1902
12 farthing
(18p)
obverse 1828–1869
1 farthing
(14p)
obverse 1838–1902
William III 1650–1702 King of England, Scotland, and Ireland, 1689–1702 Pound Sterling 1 farthing
(14p)
obverse 1689–1702
William IV 1765–1837 King of the United Kingdom, 1830–1837 Pound Sterling 13 farthing
(112p)
obverse 1835–1866
1 farthing
(14p)
obverse 1831–1838

United States[edit]

Flag of the United States.svg
Currency/Subdivision: Dollar ($, 1792–Present)/Cent (¢, 1100)
Currency Code: USD
See also Coins of the United States dollar and Template:Obsolete U.S. currency and coinage.

Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Currency Denomination Obverse or Reverse Years of Circulation
Dwight D. Eisenhower 1890–1969 34th President, 1953–1961 Dollar $1 obverse 1971–2008
Benjamin Franklin 1706–1790 Founding Father Dollar 50¢ obverse 1948–2008

References[edit]

  1. ^ Book of Guinness World Records 50th anniversary edition
  2. ^ a b "Minister releases circulating wedding coin for all Australians" (Press release). Royal Australian Mint. 2011-04-12. Retrieved 2011-06-02.  (Archived by WebCite at http://www.webcitation.org/5yKAuROta)