1 Dollar Silver Certificate; Series of 1896 - "Educational Series"

1 Dollar (Silver Certificate; Series of 1896 - "Educational Series") -  obverse1 Dollar (Silver Certificate; Series of 1896 - "Educational Series") -  reverse

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Features

Country United States
Type Standard banknote
Year 1896
Value 1 Dollar (1 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Paper
Size 187 × 79 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 335
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

Allegorical representation of "History instructing Youth." The United States Constitution is at the right with the Washington Monument and United States Capital in the background. The names of great Americans are in wreaths around the borders.

Lettering:
1 ONE
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
THIS CERTIFIES THAT THERE HAS BEEN DEPOSITED IN THE
TREASURY OF THE UNITED STATES
ONE SILVER DOLLAR
Payable to the Bearer on demand.
WASHINGTON. D.C
SILVER CERTIFICATE

Engraver: Charles Schlecht

Designer: Will H. Low

Reverse

Busts of George and Martha Washington.

Lettering:
UNITED STATES
1
ONE DOLLAR
SILVER CERTIFICATE

Engravers: Charles Burt, Alfred Sealey

Designer: Thomas F. Morris

Signatures

James Fount Tillman (JFT) Register of the Treasury
Daniel Nash Morgan (DNM) Treasurer of the United States
Blanche Kelso Bruce (BKB) Register of the Treasury
Ellis Henry Roberts (EHR) Treasurer of the United States

Comments

The first of the three notes in the "Educational Series" of United States currency.

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Date Signatures VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1896  JFT, DNM 100% Fr# 224
1896  BKB, EHR 9% Fr# 225

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