2 Dollars Silver Certificate; "Educational Series"

Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1896
Value 2 Dollars (2 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Paper
Size 189 × 79 mm
Shape Rectangular
Number N# 307145
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 336
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, United States.
And 2 more volumes.

Series: Series of 1896

Obverse

Science presenting steam and electricity to Commerce and Manufacture

Script: Latin

Lettering:
THIS CERTIFIES THAT THERE HAVE BEEN DEPOSITED IN THE TREASURY OF THE
2 UNITED STATES 2
TWO SILVER DOLLARS
Payable to the bearer on demand
WASHINGTON D.C.
ACT OF AUGUST 1886

Engravers: George F.C. Smilley, Charles Schlecht

Designer: E.H.Blashfield

Reverse

Robert Fulton, Samuel F.B. Morse

Script: Latin

Lettering:
2 UNITED STATES 2
THIS CERTIFICATE IS RECEIVABLE FOR CUSTOMS TAXES AND ALL PUBLIC DUES AND WHEN SO RECEIVED MAY BE ISSUED

Engraver: Lorenzo J. Hatch

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

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Date Signatures VG F VF XF AU UNC
1896  JFT, DNM
1896  BKB, EHR

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