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$1 1896 Educational Note Silver Certificates FR 224 XF-45


$1 1896 Small Red with rays Silver Certificates 224

The 1896 $1 Silver Certificate, part of the U.S. "Educational Series," is renowned for its intricate and allegorical design. The obverse of the $1 certificate features a scene titled "History Instructing Youth," set against the backdrop of Washington D.C., with the Washington Monument and the Capitol visible in the distance. In the center, a female allegorical figure representing History is shown pointing towards the Capitol, guiding a young boy. Around them are various other figures symbolizing students or scholars, representing the states of the Union, gathered around to listen and learn. The borders are embellished with intricate motifs and include the names of famous Americans, contributing to the note's educational theme. The reverse of the note is equally impressive, featuring portraits of Martha and George Washington, flanked by elaborate decorative designs. This design choice further embeds the note within the American cultural and historical context.

Series Year 1896
Country United States
Denomination $1
Grade 45
Signature Tillman Morgan
Grading Agency Dealer
Category Silver Certificates
Serial No 1371391
Status Active
Seal Small Red with rays

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