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Motto

A saying inscribed on a coin, especially but not necessarily the official motto of a country. For example, all American coins are inscribed with "In God We Trust," the motto of the United States.
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In a dissent, Justice Rehnquist said that the Court's opinion "leads to startling, and I believe totally unacceptable, results." In noting that the mottoes "In God We Trust" and E Pluribus Unum appear on U.S.
Suspicion has been aroused not only by the fact that such a list could have been unknown and lost for 440 years, but also because it is much harder to fit the mottoes to the popes after the list was found.
"I don't think the mottoes are necessarily religiously based."
This new law also gave the director of the Mint authority to determine "the shape, mottoes and devices of said coins."