[…] Hamilton has been a part of American finance and currency from the very beginning; he has been a constant presence in our wallets, even if not in our minds. It’s fitting that the bombastic first Secretary of the Treasury should retain his place due to an uproarious musical that speaks to the heart of his beloved America. Did you know? Women, including Martha Washington, Pocahontas, and Lady Liberty, have been on American currency before. You can read all about that history here. This isn’t the first time a woman on currency has sparked intense debate, either! Do you know the story of the 1891 Silver Certificate scandal?  […]