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Annuit Coeptis : What Does the Phrase on the Back of the $1 Bill Mean?

The term "Annuit Coeptis" from the Great Seal of the United States of America as it appears on the back of the $1 Federal Reserve Note. Image: Adobe Stock.
The term “Annuit Coeptis” from the Great Seal of the United States of America as it appears on the back of the $1 Federal Reserve Note. Image: Adobe Stock.

“Annuit Coeptis” is a Latin phrase meaning “He [meaning God] has favored the work”. The motto of the First Seal of the United States of America, dated 1776. See GREAT SEAL OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

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