Prior to 1964, the USA was "on the silver standard." The government controlled the price of silver, and silver certificates were bills that could be exchanged for a specific amount of the metal. Denominations used in the 20th century were one dollar, five dollars, and ten dollars. The government was allowed to print only as many bills as there was silver in the Treasury to redeem them, which helped to control the money supply. Silver certificates in fact were little more than a receipt or…

Prior to 1964, the USA was "on the silver standard." The government controlled the price of silver, and silver certificates were bills that could be exchanged for a specific amount of the metal. Denominations used in the 20th century were one dollar, five dollars, and ten dollars. The government was allowed to print only as many bills as there was silver in the Treasury to redeem them, which helped to control the money supply. Silver certificates in fact were little more than a receipt or…

Billete: 1 Dollar (Estados Unidos) (Silver Certificates - Small Size Series of 1928) Wor:P-412a

Billete: 1 Dollar (Estados Unidos) (Silver Certificates - Small Size Series of 1928) Wor:P-412a

Lot of twenty 1957 Dollar Bill Silver Certificates some series B Ungraded Read #silvercertificates

Details about Lot of twenty 1957 Dollar Bill Silver Certificates some series B Ungraded Read

Lot of twenty 1957 Dollar Bill Silver Certificates some series B Ungraded Read #silvercertificates

u.s. currency | US Currency Paper money Silver certificates at LYNN COINS and CURRENCY ...

u.s. currency | US Currency Paper money Silver certificates at LYNN COINS and CURRENCY ...

1896 Five Dollar Silver Certificate from the Educational Series "Electricity as the Dominant Force in the World"

1896 Five Dollar Silver Certificate from the Educational Series "Electricity as the Dominant Force in the World"

Paper Money of the United States: 1886 Two Dollar Silver Certificate Hancock Note, Red Seal Silver certificates were first printed for the two dollar denomination in 1886. These notes are called "Hancock" notes by collectors because 1886 $2 bills feature the portrait of General Winfield Scott Hancock,Union general during Civil War

Paper Money of the United States: 1886 Two Dollar Silver Certificate Hancock Note, Red Seal Silver certificates were first printed for the two dollar denomination in 1886. These notes are called "Hancock" notes by collectors because 1886 $2 bills feature the portrait of General Winfield Scott Hancock,Union general during Civil War

Only one piece of currency in history has featured a Native American chief. It’s the five dollar silver certificate, produced from 1899 to the 1920’s.

Only one piece of currency in history has featured a Native American chief. It’s the five dollar silver certificate, produced from 1899 to the 1920’s.

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