Own a piece of currency that actually had value. These Gold Certificates are not fiat (value from government regulation) currency like the paper money of today. These notes were actually backed by Gold coin, not just the government's pledge to redeem it.
- Features a Gold seal and Gold serial numbers.
- Housed in an inert mylar currency sleeve.
- This example is graded CU-64 by PMG.
- Signatures: Speelman/White. Friedberg#1173.
- Face: Features a central portrait of Michael Hillegas, 1st Treasurer of the United States.
- Back: Golden orange printing is featured throughout. The Great Seal of the United States is surrounded by sun rays in the center with the number 10 in each corner.
- 1922 is the last year of the Large Size Gold Certificates.
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Gold Certificates, like circulating Gold coins were withdrawn from circulation in 1933 as part of President Franklin Roosevelt's banking policies to counteract the effects of the Great Depression. Although no longer redeemable for Gold, they are still legal tender.