On the $1 bill what do the words Annuit Coeptis mean? February 29, 2012 by Pamela Landy · Filed Under: American History The motto Annuit Coeptis above the eye on the dollar bill means, “He [God] Favored Our Undertakings.” The eye represents the all-seeing deity. The pyramid symbolizes strength; it is unfinished to suggest the work ahead. Related PostsWhat was the first Mark Goodson-Bill Todman TV game show production?How old was Bill Clinton when he was first elected governor of Arkansas?What did the G.I. Bill of 1944 do?What was Bill Clinton’s name at birth?Where did Bill Clinton grow up?