1896 $1.00 Silver Certificate Educational Note VF (FR#224)

1896 $1.00 Silver Certificate Educational Note VF (FR#224)
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One of the most beautiful and famous banknotes that the United States ever printed was the Series 1896 $1.00 Silver Certificate, a.k.a. the Educational Note. The $1 denomination depicts "History Instructing Youth".

Currency Highlights:

  • Lowest denomination of this famous series issued.
  • Each note comes housed in an archival quality currency sleeve.
  • Circulated notes from series 1896 in Very Fine condition with typical wear for the grade.
  • Face: A vignette of "History Instructing Youth" pointing to a panoramic view of the Potomac River and Washington D.C.
  • Back: Dual portraits of George and Martha Washington.

Silver Certificates are a great part of history that can easily be added to any collection. These notes were backed by and could be redeemed for Silver coin. Add one of these great conversation pieces to your cart today!

Tillman/Morgan signatures—Friedberg #224.

Series 1896 Silver Certificates were issued in denominations of $1, $2 and $5. These are referred to as the Educational Series for their artistic designs. These notes are some of the most in demand of all U.S. paper money.

This stunning design features the Constitution on the right and in the background are the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol. Around the borders are the names of famous Americans in wreaths.

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Product ID: 78224
Year: 1896
Grade: Very Fine
Grade Service: None
Denomination: $1.00
Mint Mark: N/A
Metal Content: 0 troy oz
Purity: N/A
Manufacturer: Bureau of Engraving & Printing
Inner Pack: N/A
Outer Pack: N/A

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