1 Dollar United States Note; Series of 1917

1 Dollar (United States Note; Series of 1917) -  obverse1 Dollar (United States Note; Series of 1917) -  reverse

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Features

Country United States
Type Standard banknote
Year 1917
Value 1 Dollar (1 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Paper
Size 187 × 79 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 187
  • 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

Portrait of George Washington red seal to left of portrait. Christopher Columbus in sight of land at right.

Lettering:
ACT OF MARCH 3RD, 1863.

THIS NOTE IS A LEGAL TENDER FOR ONE DOLLAR
UNITED STATES
Will pay to Bearer
ONE DOLLAR
Washington, D.C.
UNITED STATES NOTE

Designer: Joseph P. Ourdan

Reverse

This is commonly called a “saw-horse” due to the large "X" on the reverse and is the last note of this design type.

Lettering:
ONE
ONE DOLLAR
US
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Signatures

Houston Benge Teehee (HBT) Register of the Treasury
John Burke (JB) Treasurer of the United States
William S. Elliott (WE) Register of the Treasury
Frank White (FW) Treasurer of the United States
Harley V. Speelman (HS) Register of the Treasury

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Date Signatures VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1917  HBT, JB 42% Fr# 36
1917  HBT, JB 0% Fr# 36*
1917  WE, JB 27% Fr# 37
1917  WE, JB 0% Fr# 37*
1917  JB, WE 0% Fr# 37a (signatures reversed)
1917  WE, FW 4% Fr# 38
1917  WE, FW 0% Fr# 38*
1917  HS, FW 38% Fr# 39
1917  HS, FW 4% Fr# 39*

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