This is the last of the Silver Certificates in this denomination. This is a nice crisp note in CU-64 condition.
- Issued beginning in 1953.
- Housed in an inert mylar currency sleeve and graded CU-64 by PMG.
- Face: A portrait of President Abraham Lincoln.
- Back: An engraving of the Lincoln Memorial.
Although they are still legal tender, their blue seals and serial numbers make them great collector items. These notes are a great part of history that can easily be added to any collection. Add this great conversation piece to your cart today!
Series 1953 $5 Silver Certificates were printed in large numbers, and they saw heavy usage until the type was discontinued in the 1960s. $5 Silvers are popular with collectors.
Silver Certificates were adopted for circulation in this denomination beginning in 1886. The $5 denomination remained when we switched over to small size notes in 1928. The $5 Federal Reserve Note then became the only type circulating.