|Front of bill: 18th President of the United States, Ulysses S. Grant|
|Back of bill: The United States Capitol|
|A $50 bill from the 1874 series, with a portrait of Benjamin Franklin on the left and allegorical figure of Lady Liberty on the right|
In 1862, the first circulating $50 bill was issued as a United States Note with a portrait of Alexander Hamilton.
Other people who were featured on fifty dollar bills and notes include Benjamin Franklin, Secretary of State Edward Everett, New York Governor Silas Wright, and Secretary of State William H. Seward.