identified as Fr. 1604
signatures appear on the note are:
RAREST SMALL SIZE ONE DOLLAR SILVER CERTIFICATE NOTE, very rare as such—most especially in
such lofty state of preservation!
the ‘KEY’ to completing a collection of all $1 notes from
1928-present…it is simply that rare. Collectors wait an entire generation for
Silver Certificates were originally introduced in 1878
and involved denominations from$1 to $1,000 on large size paper money. In fact, the most expensive US note to ever
sell was a $1,000 Silver Certificate from series of 1891, featuring the
portrait of William Marcy, the Secretary of War. It realized $2,600,000 in a private (but verified)
transaction including both Stacks-Bowers and dealer Sergio Sanchez, Jr.
Small (modern) size silver certificates were continued in
1928, when the United States underwent a major redesign change in significantly
reducing the size of her paper money.
So, the small size silver certificate before you now comes from a long
and storied history of rare and expensive banknotes. Silver certificates—on small size notes—were
issued only in denominations of $1, $5, and $10. They were abolished by the Act of June 4,
1963 whereby the paper instrument was no longer redeemable for silver granules.
The blue serial numbers and seal make recognition easy.
An opportunity to begin—or add to—an important, growing collection of small
size paper money, without “breaking the bank.”
SMALL SIZE SILVER
are among the
HOTTEST SEGMENTS of the CURRENCY MARKET
recent auctions have proven!
PCGS VERY CHOICE NEW 64 PPQ
“Minor Rust Stains on Back in UL Corner” Although the rust is present, it is
not distracting, nor is it seen on both sides of the paper. Please carefully
study the scans to determine how easily this might be removed—if you desire to conserve