A popular issue as one of the "Rainbow Series" issued beginning in 1869. These notes are highly sought after by collectors of large size currency!
- Housed in an archival quality currency sleeve.
- Face: Superb portrait of George Washington with the "Landing of Columbus" at left. Large red Treasury seal.
- Back: Ornately engraved with the denomination in three locations, and the obligation at right.
- Series of 1869 $1 United States Legal Tender Note in nice Fine plus condition.
This series has become a favorite with collectors due to the colorful fronts which give these their nickname of "Rainbow Notes". Add one of these classics to your cart today!
Allison/Spinner signatures—Friedberg #18.
This note has seen moderate wear, but is intact without the usual distraction typical of these early U.S. paper money issues.
The necessity of financing military operations during the Civil War forced the federal government to print paper money.