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1886 $2 Silver Certificates FR 240-244

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Note Description: Silver Certificate
$2 1886 Large Size
Grade: 65 EPQ
Country: US
Note Number: 242
Seal Type: Large Red w/ Spikes
Certification #: 1015395-009  
Owner: Ron Stone
Sets Competing: Big Silver 2's  Score: 4217
Date Added: 1/1/2018
Research: See PMG's Census Report for this Note

Owner's Description

The series of 1886, or "Hancock" note, features the bust of Winfield Scott Hancock. Born February 14, 1824 and died on February 9, 1886 he was a Union General in the Civil War. He served in the Spanish American War & was in the Army for 4 decades from 1844-1886.
Democratic nominee for president in 1880.
The 1886 notes came with three different U. S. Treasury Seal types which included small red scalloped, large red with spikes & large brown with spikes.
The series of 1886 notes came with 3 different signature combinations of the Register of the Treasury and Treasurer of the United States at bottom left and bottom right of the note.
The signature combinations were William Starke Roscrans (served from June 8, 1885 to June 19, 1893) & Conrad N. Jordan (served from May 1, 1885 to March 23, 1887), Roscrans & James W. Hyatt (served from May 24, 1887 to May 10, 1889) or Rosecrans & James N. Huston (served from May 11, 1889 to April 24, 1891).
This series of 1886 $2 Silver Certificate is the only piece of paper money that Winfield Scott Hancock was ever featured on.

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