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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…

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Series of 1934 Silver Certificate 1 US American Dollar Paper Money Funny Back FR 1606 For Your United States Currency Small Bill Collection

Series of 1934 Silver Certificate 1 US Dollar Bill commonly referred to or otherwise nicknamed "funny back"

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1928-D $1.00 Silver Certificate AU

Details about 1953 E-series silver certificate (miscut)

1953 E-series silver certificate (miscut)

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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100% Rare Very Old US Silver Certificate 1935 1957 Dollar Antique Bank Note Lot …

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1899 Five Dollar Bill Indian Chief Note Silver Certificate Blue Seal

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1935-F $1.00 Silver Certificate Blue Seal Note One Dollar Bill LOOK! -

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1880 $10 Silver Certificate FR-289 PCGS Graded VF35 Robert Morris Heritage 10-17-2012 IBIPLR

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