Ranked #16 in the 100 Greatest American Currency Notes, the large-size Series 1899 "Black Eagle" $1 Silver Certificate is among the best-known and most sought-after U.S. currency notes. Named for its famous vignette engraving, Eagle of the Capitol, and featuring impressive portraits of Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant, this final 19th-century $1 motif signaled the end of intricately designed U.S. currency notes. The Series 1899 Black Eagle note is also from an era when paper money was backed by precious silver, as the issue bears the statement one silver dollar payable to the bearer on demand. Speelman-White signatures.
- Denomination: $1
- Product Type: Single Products
- Note Features: Blue Seal
- Note Size: Large
- Year: 1899