Large Size Silver Certificates $10 Fr-283 to Fr-304

Large Size-Silver Certificates

Acts of Congress dated Feb. 28, 1878, and Aug. 4, 1886 authorized the Large-Size Silver Certificates. There were five issues from Series 1878 to Series 1923.

  • The first issue, Series 1878 and 1880, consisted of $10, $20, $50, $100, $500 and $1,000 denominations. The face side states that "There have been deposited with the Treasurer of the United States at Washington, D.C. payable at his office to the bearer on demand ... Silver Dollars." "Certificate of Deposit" is inscribed on the notes. All certificates of the 1878 series and one of the notes in the 1880 series are countersigned by assistant treasurers of the United States at New York and bear the signatures of G.W. Scofield and James Gilfillan.
  • The second issue of Silver Certificates consists of Series 1886, 1891 and 1908. The 1886 series was printed in denominations of $1, $2, $5, $10 and $20. The 1891 series includes these, but added denominations of $50, $100 and $1,000. Only the $10 note was issued in Series 1908. On the face of Series 1886, 1891 and 1908 notes appears the wording "This certifies that there have been deposited in the Treasury of the United States ... Silver Dollars payable to the Bearer on Demand."
  • The third issue of Silver Certificates, Series 1896, is one of the most popular and deemed by collectors as the most beautiful series ever produced by the United States. Titled the "Educational Series," the notes were designed or redesigned by Thomas F. Morris, designer and chief of the Engraving Division of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. Other designers of this famed series were Will H. Low, $1, Edwin H. Blashfield, $2, and Walter Shirlaw $5. Known engravers of the series were Charles Schlecht and George F.C. Smillie.
  • The fourth issue, Series 1899, was released in three denominations, $1 (The Black Eagle), $2 (The Agriculture Note) and $5 (The Chief Note). The face design of the $1 features the American Eagle with portraits of Lincoln and Grant. The $2 note portrays Washington between figures representing Mechanics and Agriculture, and the $5 note features Ta-to-ka-in-yan-ka, Running Antelope, a Sioux Indian. George F.C. Smillie engraved the design in November of 1899.
  • The fifth issue of Silver Certificates, Series 1923, consists of two denominations, $1 and $5. Washington is portrayed on the $1 and Lincoln on the $5. On the latter note, Lincoln is shown in the center of a circular design and therefore this note is sometimes called the "Porthole" note.

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Fr.-294 1886 $10 Silver Cert (Tombstone) Ser. B9841028 PCGS VF-35
This is a FR-294 or it is also known as the Tombstone Note. It features a bust of Thomas A Hendricks, Vice President of the United States from March 4...
Added: 1/15/2011 Views: 654 Price: SOLD

Fr.-299 1891 $10 Silver Certificate Ser. 21199591 PCGS VF-25
This is one of those named notes that everyone likes. This 1891 $10 Silver Certificate is commonly referred to as the famous Tombstone Note. The face ...
Added: 3/11/2014 Views: 6825 Price: SOLD

Fr.-299 1891 $10 Silver Certificate Ser. E1365184 PCGS VF-30
Jhon Describe....
Added: 5/9/2015 Views: 161 Price: SOLD

Fr.-299 1891 $10 Silver Certificate Tombstone Note. #13685184 PCGS VF-30
This is one of those named notes that everyone likes. This 1891 $10 Silver Certificate is commonly referred to as the famous Tombstone Note. The face ...
Added: 2/20/2016 Views: 416 Price: SOLD

Fr.-300 1891 $10 Silver (Tombstone Note) Ser. E23471922 PMG VF-35 EPQ
This is the famous 1891 $10 Silver Certificate commonly referred to as the “Hendricks Note or the Tombstone Note". Thomas A Hendricks was Vice-Preside...
Added: 3/13/2011 Views: 703 Price: SOLD

Fr.-301 1891 $10 Silver Cert. TOMBSTONE note E33094158 PCGS VF-25
This is a Fr.-301 1891 $10 Silver Certificate commonly referred to as the TOMBSTONE note. The serial number is E33094158and it resides in a PCGS VF-25...
Added: 5/9/2015 Views: 1002 Price: SOLD

Fr.-304 1908 $10 Silver Certificate - Tombstone - Ser. D835755 PMG-65 EPQ
POP2/2 finer! This is the famous 1908 $10 Silver Certificate commonly referred to as the “Hendricks Note or the Tombstone Note". Thomas A Hendricks wa...
Added: 3/13/2011 Views: 8346 Price: SOLD

Fr.-304 1908 $10 Silver Certificate Ser. D551823 PCGS XF-40PPQ
I had to do a lot of looking and searching to find this beautiful 1908 $10 Tombstone Silver Certificate. To find one in a mid grade with the PPQ on it...
Added: 2/5/2014 Views: 477 Price: SOLD

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