Silver Certificates

Silver certificates were issued by the United States as early as 1878, as part of its circulation of paper money. They were intended to be redeemable for their worth in silver dollar coins, but since 1968 have only been redeemable in Federal Reserve Notes. Large size silver certificates were issued from 1878-1923, while small size silver certificates were issued from 1928-1964.

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Fr No.DenomTypeDateGradePrice
216$1Silver Cert.1886CH CU $2175
FR 216 $1

A desirable, early issue Martha with small red seal and blue serial numbers.  There are only 457 examples recorded in […]

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221$1Silver Cert.1886CH AU $1995
FR 221 $1

A very bright and broadly margined Choice AU with beautiful colors on front and back.

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223$1Silver Cert.1891PMG 63 $2350
FR 223 $1

Very bright Martha with bold red seal and deep blue serial numbers.  A lovely Choice CU with pleasing margins and […]

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224$1Silver Cert.1896CH VF$1350
FR 224 $1

A problem free Choice Very Fine $1 Educational with balanced margins and pleasing colors on both front and back.

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224$1Silver Cert.1896PCGS 65PPQ$5250
FR 224 $1

A stunning Gem $1 Educational with sharp, vivid inks on front and back. Deep red seal and balanced margins all […]

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224$1Silver Cert.1896PMG 63$2685
FR 224 $1

This CH CU Educational note is well centered with pleasing colors on front and back. PMG notes ‘minor stain’ on […]

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226$1Silver Cert.1899PMG 58$1165
FR 226 $1

A very bright Black Eagle with margins all around and vivid blue seals and numbers bearing Lyons/Roberts signatures.

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228$1Silver Cert.1899PMG 64 $895
FR 228 $1

Vernon/Treat signatures on this vividly inked and well centered Black Eagle.

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229A$1Silver Cert.1899PMG 63EPQ$4850
FR 229A $1

The key to the Black Eagle series, this bright and boldly inked example is nicely embossed. Three broad margins, the […]

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234$1Silver Cert.1899AU$475
FR 234 $1

A well inked Black Eagle bearing Elliott/White signatures with margins all around.  Two pinholes, left of center on this bright […]

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236$1Silver Cert.1899PCGS 58$425
FR 236 $1

Boldly inked Black Eagle with deep blue seals and numbers. Margins all around.

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236$1Silver Cert.1899PMG 64 $665
FR 236 $1

A bright and vividly inked Choice CU Black Eagle bearing Speelman-White signature combination.  Margins all around on this nicely embossed […]

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236$1Silver Cert.1899CH VF$335
FR 236 $1

A bright Black Eagle with pleasing inks and balanced margins on front and back.

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237$1Silver Cert.1923PMG 65EPQ$345
FR 237 $1

A beautiful, bright and well inked Gem with Exceptional Paper Quality noted by PMG.

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239$1Silver Cert.1923PMG 64EPQ$1150
FR 239 $1

A desirable $1 1923 Silver bearing Woods/Tate signatures, the scarcer of the three 1923’s issued. This CH CU example is […]

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244$2Silver Cert.1886VF$2450
FR 244 $2

Well centered Hancock Silver Certificate with large brown spiked seal and blue serial numbers. Bright note with vivid inks on […]

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244$2Silver Cert.1886VF$2250
FR 244 $2

A very bright Hancock with vibrant inks and balanced margins. Lovely large brown seal.

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245$2Silver Cert.1891PCGS 30$1675
FR 245 $2

This evenly circulated and problem free Windom note is bright with pleasing inks on front and back.  Broadly margined.

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245$2Silver Cert.1891PCGS 53$2650
FR 245 $2

Broadly margined Windom note bearing Rosencrans/Nebeker signatures on very bright paper with deep blue serial numbers and lovely green reverse.

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249$2Silver Cert.1899AU$1475
FR 249 $2

A bright and boldly inked Agriculture with deep blue seals and numbers. Nicely centered note bearing Lyons – Roberts signatures.

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255$2Silver Cert.1899PMG 53 $1050
FR 255 $2

Balanced margins and pleasing colors on front and back of this Agriculture bearing Parker/Burke signatures. PMG notes ‘PVC’ on this […]

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258$2Silver Cert.1899CH VF$675
FR 258 $2

A mid-grade Agriculture with pleasing margins all around, as well as bold inks.  Problem free example.

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269$5Silver Cert.1896CH VF$5995
FR 269 $5

A very bright and evenly circulated Educational.  This $5 note is broadly margined with vivid inks on front and back.  […]

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271$5Silver Cert.1899VF$1175
FR 271 $5
273$5Silver Cert.1899PMG 30$1395
FR 273 $5

This well-margined Very Fine Chief bears the Vernon-Treat signature combination.  Evenly circulated and problem free with bold blue seals and […]

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278$5Silver Cert.1899VF$1275
FR 278 $5

An evenly circulated Chief bearing Teehee/Burke signatures.  Problem free with argins all around.

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280$5Silver Cert.1899VF$1150
FR 280 $5

This mid-grade Chief displays balanced margins all around, as well as pleasing green reverse and deep blue seals and serial […]

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280$5Silver Cert.1899VF$895
FR 280 $5

A problem free and evenly circulated Chief that has retained its pleasing colors.  Elliott-White signatures.

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281$5Silver Cert.1899F/VF$785
FR 281 $5

A problem free Fine/VF Chief with normal soiling associated with a circulated note.  Balanced margins all around.

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282$5Silver Cert.1923CH VF$2450
FR 282 $5

Pleasing Porthole note with broad, balanced margins, bold inks and bright paper.

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