Silver Certificates

Silver certificates were made available during the U.S. circulation of paper money and were only redeemable for face value in silver dollar coins. Silver certificates were reduced in size in 1928 and available from 1928-1964. They were sold only in denominations of $1, $5, and $10. See below for some small-sized silver certificates available in the Philadelphia area.

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Fr No.DenomTypeDateGradePrice
1600* $1Silver Certificates1928PMG 58EPQ$425
FR 1600*  $1 Silver Certificates

A lovely AU star note that looks like a Gem.  Beautiful  inks, balanced margins and pleasing embossing.  One fold from […]

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1605$1Silver Certificates1928EVF$465
FR 1605 $1 Silver Certificates

An evenly circulated and well centered example of a tougher type note.  

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1609$1Silver Certificates1935APMG 66EPQ$1650
FR 1609 $1 Silver Certificates

FR 1609 “R” and FR 1610 “S” A gorgeous R&S Set with bright paper, bold inks, balanced margins and deep […]

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1614$1Errors/Oddities1935ECH CU $265
FR 1614 $1 Errors/Oddities

A lovely Choice CU Silver Certificate with dramatic error on reverse.

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1614*$1Errors/Oddities1935ECH CU $285
FR 1614* $1 Errors/Oddities

A bright and vividly inked Silver Certificate Star note with miscut error on reverse.

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1620$1Silver Certificates1957AUNC$45
FR 1620 $1 Silver Certificates

Bright and vividly inked Silver Certificate bearing the courtesy autograph of Elizabeth Rudel Smith, treasurer. Uncirculated with boardwalk margins all […]

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1650m$5Silver Certificates1934VF$85
FR 1650m $5 Silver Certificates

A mid-grade ‘ 34 Silver Certificate with vivid blue seals and serial numbers. Balanced margins all around.

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1651m$5Silver Certificates1934APMG 64EPQ$165
FR 1651m $5 Silver Certificates

A Choice CU Mule with pleasing margins and bold inks.  Deeply embossed with Exceptional Paper Quality noted by PMG.

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1652$5Silver Certificates1934BPMG 66EPQ$195
FR 1652 $5 Silver Certificates

A lovely Gem Silver with deep blue seal and serial numbers and very bright overall paper.

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1653*$5Silver Certificates1934CPMG 66EPQ$695
FR 1653* $5 Silver Certificates

Wide.  A gorgeous Silver STAR note with deep blue seal and serial numbers, as well as pleasing margins and Exceptional […]

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1654Wi$5Silver Certificates1934DPMG 66EPQ$145
FR 1654Wi $5 Silver Certificates

A lovely $5 ’34D Silver with broad and balanced margins all around, vivid inks and bright paper.  Exceptional Paper Quality […]

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1654Wi$5Silver Certificates1934DPMG 66EPQ$135
FR 1654Wi $5 Silver Certificates

A lovely, high grade Wide I T-A block Silver has everything going for it — beautiful centering, colors and bright […]

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1656$5Silver Certificates1953APMG 66EPQ$85
FR 1656 $5 Silver Certificates

This lovely E-A Block note has balanced margins all around, bold inks and lovely embossing.

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1701$10Silver Certificates1934PMG 64 $1575
FR 1701 $10 Silver Certificates

Great Embossing noted by PMG.  A boldly inked, bright and well centered ’34 Silver with broad margins all around.  Low […]

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1702$10Silver Certificates1934AVF$85
FR 1702 $10 Silver Certificates
1702$10Silver Certificates1934APMG 66EPQ$385
FR 1702 $10 Silver Certificates

A gorgeous $10 ’34A with brilliant colors and bright paper.  Well centered with Exceptional Paper Quality noted by PMG.

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1703$10Silver Certificates1934BCH VF$275
FR 1703 $10 Silver Certificates

A bright and well centered example.  Pleasing margins and bold inks.

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1704$10Silver Certificates1934CPMG 67EPQ$475
FR 1704 $10 Silver Certificates

A lovely example of a ’34C Silver Certificate with brilliant inks and balanced margins all around.  Superb Gem with Exceptional […]

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1704*$10Silver Certificates1934CPMG 64EPQ$395
FR 1704* $10 Silver Certificates

A lovely STAR note with pleasing margins, vivid paper and boldly inked seal and serial numbers.  Exceptional Paper Quality and […]

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1706$10Silver Certificates1953CH CU $145
FR 1706 $10 Silver Certificates

A lovely blue seal $10 with margins all around.

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1708$10Silver Certificates1953BCH CU $125
FR 1708 $10 Silver Certificates

A bright, choice uncirculated example with bold blue seal and serial numbers and margins all around.

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