Originally Posted by argus
As to American "conceit".
Originally Posted by TheFlyingCamera
I have before me four different US coins and four different US currencies.
Penny (one cent to the dollar): Lincoln facing rightwards
Nickel (five cents to the dollar): Jefferson facing left
Dime (ten cents to the dollar): Franklin D. Roosevelt facing left
Quarter (twenty-five cents to the dollar): Washington facing left.
One Dollar Bill: Washington - glancing to the right
Five Dollar Bill: Lincoln - glancing to the right
Ten Dollar Bill: Alexander Hamilton - looking to the left
Twenty Dollar Bill: Andrew Jackson glancing to the right
Seems as if portrayers of American icon images are all over the place on cultural conceit.