This is one of the Series 1899 $5 Silver Certificates - the famous "Chief" note, depicting Chief Running Antelope of the Sioux Indians. This issue is extremely popular among U.S. currency collectors.
- Features a blue seal and blue serial numbers.
- Housed in an archival quality currency sleeve.
- This note is a nice Fine/Very Fine example.
- Face: Features a portrait of Sioux Chief Running Antelope with a headdress.
- Back: Displays an engraved design with "FIVE" in the upper right and left corners and the number “5” at the lower left and right corners. It also has a large "V" in the center with the obligation.
- These notes were produced into the 1920s.
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Teehee/Burke signatures—Friedberg #278.
The image on the bill caused some controversy among Native Americans. The image shows Running Antelope wearing a Pawnee headdress since his Sioux headdress was too tall to fit on the bill. These notes are still a collector favorite and as such are always in demand.