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1896 Educational $1 Silver Certificate


1896 Educational $1 Silver Certificate

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Every paper money collector wants to own this $1 Silver Certificate from the famous 1896 Educational Series. Considered America’s most historic and artistic $1 note, this short-lived issue is in great demand in any condition and available examples are fast disappearing into permanent collections. It’s taken our expert buying staff several months to locate even a limited quantity in affordable circulated grades.

Ranked #7 in 100 Greatest American Currency Notes, this beautiful note bears an engraving entitled History Instructing Youth – with an allegorical goddess pointing out the Capitol and the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C. A large book is open to the U.S. Constitution, and the names of 23 great American statesmen, military leaders, inventors and writers are found within wreaths around the notes’ edge. The back features oval portraits of Martha and George Washington, within an impressive design that includes a winged allegorical figure in each upper corner.

Bearing the promise ONE SILVER DOLLAR PAYABLE TO THE BEARER ON DEMAND, this century-old bank note recalls the era of currency backed by precious silver. Reserve this treasured 1896 note in a FREE protective currency holder while supplies last!

  • Product Type: Single Products
  • Note Features: Educational
  • Note Size: Large
  • Year: 1896
  • Denomination: $1