Famous “Black Eagle” $1 Silver Certificate

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Until 1923, U.S. paper money was much bigger than it is today.  In fact, a $1 bill was a huge 7 3/8” x 3 1/8”  – that’s 44% larger than today’s notes.   But even more importantly, those great big bills could actually be exchanged for real silver.  That’s why they were called “Silver Certificates,” and why this famous issue says “One Silver Dollar Payable to the Bearer on demand” right on its face. But these bills, dating back to 1899, were also famous  for their artistically beautiful design – a bald eagle, wings fully spread, occupies the center of the design.  Beneath his sheltering wings are portraits of Civil War leaders Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant. The reverse is rich with engraved scrollwork. These classic, large size silver certificates are becoming more and more difficult to find as the years go by.  These beauties are guaranteed to be in Very Good or better condition, so don’t miss out. Order yours today.

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