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1891 $2 Silver Certificates FR 245-246

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Note Description: Silver Certificate
$2 1891 Large Size
Grade: 65 EPQ
Country: US
Note Number: 246
Seal Type: Small Red, Scalloped
Certification #: 1015395-008  
Owner: Ron Stone
Sets Competing: Big Silver 2's  Score: 5158
Date Added: 1/1/2018
Research: See PMG's Census Report for this Note

Owner's Description

The series of 1891, often called the "Windom" note, features William Windom, an American Politician from Minnesota,who served as Representative from 1859 to 1869.
U S Senator from 1870 until January 1871, from March 1877 to March 1881 and November 1881 to 1883.
Windom was born on May 10th, 1827 & Served as Secretary of treasury from March to November 1881 and again from 1889 until his death on January 28th, 1891.
Windom was the only Secretary of the Treasury to die while in office.
The portrait of Windom, engraved by William G. Phillips was started in December 1890 and completed in May of 1891.
Other engravers of the 1891 "Windom" note include David M. Cooper, W. H. Dougal, George V. Rose Jr., Edward M. Hall & J. R. Hill.
Completion of the die took place in October 1891.
Unlike the series of 1886, the 1891 notes came with a small red scalloped U. S. Treasury Seal only. The Register of the Treasury and the Treasurer of the United States signature combinations included both Roscrans and Nebeker or Tillman and Morgan.

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