Sheik's Washington Portraits
1896 $1 Silver Certificate Fr. 224-225

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Note Description: Silver Certificate
$1 1896 Large Size
Grade: VF 30
Country: US
Note Number: 224
Seal Type: Small Red w/ Rays
Certification #: 8034615-004  
Owner: Sheik Sheck
Sets Competing: Sheik Large Note Silver Complete  Score: 1066
Sheik's 100 Greatest  Score: 1066
Sheik $1 Large Type  Score: 1066
Sheik Silver Large  Score: 1066
Sheik's Washington Portraits  Score: 1066
Date Added: 1/8/2020
Research: See PMG's Census Report for this Note

Owner's Description

The President and First Lady of America on a note. Imagine that now. The obverse of the note is the personification of History instructing a youth, pointing to a panoramic view of the Potomac River and Washington, D.C. The Washington Monument and the Capitol are visible in the background. The United States Constitution is displayed to the right. Circling the motif are the last names of famous Americans. Some of those listed are: (George) Washington, (Benjamin) Franklin, (Thomas) Jefferson, (Robert) Fulton, (Samuel F.B.) Morse, & (Ulysses S.) Grant.

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