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1899 $2 Silver Certificate Notes (PMG 15, Choice Fine)

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Designed in the classic large format style, these $2 silver certificates are a truly novel collectible for paper currency enthusiasts. As their title suggests, these notes were once redeemable for genuine silver. However, since 1964, they have simply been considered legal tender similar to a Federal Reserve note. These notes also have the added benefit of being certified by the Paper Money Guaranty. Today, 1899 $2 Silver Certificate Notes are available to you online at Silver.com in certified condition.

Note Highlights:

  • Ships in a protective plastic currency sleeve from PMG!
  • Classic large format design!
  • Final $2 large format silver certificate!
  • Bears a face value of $2 (USD) from the US government.
  • Issued a grade of Choice Fine 15 by the Paper Money Guaranty.
  • The obverse features George Washington.
  • On the reverse, there are denomination and obligation details.

The $2 Silver Certificate debuted in 1886 and depicted Winfield Scott Hancock. The following two designs featured William Windom and the Allegory of Science portrait. Then in 1899, George Washington was introduced for the final large format $2 silver certificate design. This would also prove to be the final $2 silver certificate in general, as the denomination was discontinued for the small format makeover of 1928.

All 1899 Silver Certificate Notes in this online listing will arrive in clear plastic currency sleeves. These sleeves are ideal for storage and display and include a label bearing the grade of Choice Fine 15. This grade from the Paper Money Guaranty indicates that various signs of circulation, including many folds, may be present on these notes.

A portrait of George Washington appears on the obverse of these Silver Certificate Notes. A male and female appear on either side of the portrait and serve as allegorical representations of Mechanics and Agriculture. The obverse also contains a blue Treasury seal along with the words “this certifies that there have been deposited in the Treasury of the United States of America two silver dollars payable to the bearer on demand.”

Obligation language and the denomination are located on the reverse of the 1899 $2 Silver Certificates. The obligation language appears just below the center of the note, while the denomination is shown in numerical form in each corner. We also find several ornate decorative arrangements across the field. The words Silver Certificate, United States of America also appear on the reverse.

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Additional information

Weight 1.00000 oz

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Brand: US Mint

Year: 1889

Mint Mark: Not Shown

Manufacturer: US Mint

Thickness: 0.1 mm

Condition:  15 Choice Fine

Face Value: $2

Issuing Country: United States

Edge Design: Smooth

Packaging Type:  PMG Archival Quality Currency Sleeve

Dimensions: 187 x 79 x 0.1 mm

Images shown are examples only. Actual item appearance is subject to change, but will always correlate with the title and description. 

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