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114 Years Old...1899 One Dollar Black Eagle Silver Certificate With Portraits Of Lincoln And Grant

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Posted 5 years ago

officialfuel
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Out looking around for picks and I came across this awesome one dollar Black Eagle Silver Certificate. I had never seen one before until today. I made my best deal and I took it home and put it in one of my showcases for everyone to see. Here's a little info on the dollar.
Giant "Horse Blanket" Black Eagle Note!
Nicknamed for their size (25% larger than our current dollar bill), this 1899 $1 Black Eagle Silver Certificate prominently displays an eagle with his wings spread, printed in black ink on the obverse. This is the only piece of U.S. currency ever issued which displays the portraits of 2 different presidents-Lincoln and Grant-two giants of 19th century American history. One of these same notes in near-perfect condition recently sold at auction for $30,000!

Michael

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  1. officialfuel officialfuel, 5 years ago
    Thank you aghcollect, walksoftly and tom61375 for the loves! Have a great weekend!

    Michael
  2. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 5 years ago
    Why didn't you include a pic of the back?
  3. officialfuel officialfuel, 5 years ago
    blunderbuss2, your right I should have included that. Thanks for the suggestion!

    Michael
  4. officialfuel officialfuel, 5 years ago
    Thank you MooreAntique, mikelv85 and petey for the loves! Have a great weekend!

    Michael
  5. officialfuel officialfuel, 5 years ago
    Thank you chrissylovescats, Eyewidwopen and mtg75 for the loves!

    Michael
  6. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 5 years ago
    Mo better Mon with a pic of the obverse.
  7. officialfuel officialfuel, 5 years ago
    Thank you trukn20, kerry and crswerner for the loves!

    Michael
  8. officialfuel officialfuel, 5 years ago
    Thank you RAD21289, AntiqueToys and Longings for the loves! Enjoy your Sunday!

    Michael
  9. officialfuel officialfuel, 5 years ago
    Thank you sanhardin, Manikin and shughs for the loves! Have a great day!

    Michael
  10. officialfuel officialfuel, 5 years ago
    Thank you pops52, PhilDavidAlexanderMorris and egreeley1976 for the loves!

    Michael
  11. officialfuel officialfuel, 5 years ago
    Thank you sugargirl, chevy59 and rustyboltz for the loves!

    Michael
  12. officialfuel officialfuel, 5 years ago
    Thank you leighannrn, mrmajestic1 and SEAN68 for the loves!

    Michael
  13. officialfuel officialfuel, 5 years ago
    Thank you catteann, bratjdd and Designer for the loves!

    Michael
  14. officialfuel officialfuel, 5 years ago
    Thank you rikanddonna, Chevelleman69 and farmlady for the loves!

    Michael
  15. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 5 years ago
    Who is "farmlady" off-fuel? You holding out on us again?
  16. officialfuel officialfuel, 5 years ago
    blunderbuss2, I don't know who everyone is that hits my things. But farmlady is a friend of mine that lives in northern Indiana that I meet about five years ago. I hope that answeres all the curious people on here. LoL

    Michael
  17. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 5 years ago
    Didn't mean to invade privacy, God forbid! But, is she single & can you send a pic? LOL. Ah, she would probably sweat during our 72-77F winters here. So cold that I had to go down a clk on my overhead fan today. And it's only 77F! Wait till the really cold weather gets here!
  18. officialfuel officialfuel, 5 years ago
    blunderbuss2 ask anything you want, I have nothing to hide! lol Sorry but she has been married for 30 years. You could send some of that warm weather this way! You've got it made and enjoy your warm winter. :-)

    Michael
  19. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 5 years ago
    Hey, you guys sent it down here & wish I could reverse the flow. Actually, I rather enjoy the "cold" weather. Met a newcomer German girl & will let you know later if I have it made. What's called "warm body weather" here. LOL!
  20. officialfuel officialfuel, 5 years ago
    Thank you gargoylecollector, Poop and Jono for the loves!

    Michael
  21. officialfuel officialfuel, 5 years ago
    Thank you valentino97 for the love!

    Michael
  22. Nova, 5 years ago
    WOW! What a find!
  23. officialfuel officialfuel, 5 years ago
    Thank you waxhead for the love!

    Michael
  24. officialfuel officialfuel, 5 years ago
    Thank you Nova for the love and the great comment!

    Michael
  25. officialfuel officialfuel, 5 years ago
    Thank you ttomtucker for the love! Have a great week!

    Michael
  26. officialfuel officialfuel, 5 years ago
    Thanks tom61375 for hitting that love button again! Have a great weekend!

    Michael
  27. officialfuel officialfuel, 5 years ago
    Thank you straightleg for the love!

    Michael
  28. officialfuel officialfuel, 5 years ago
    Thank you Poop for the love!

    Michael
  29. officialfuel officialfuel, 5 years ago
    Thank you SPEEDWAYPICKER for the love!

    Michael
  30. officialfuel officialfuel, 4 years ago
    Thank you chrissylovescats for hitting that love button again!

    Michael
  31. Aimathena Aimathena, 4 years ago
    Wow, that's huge! Very nice display cabinet.
  32. officialfuel officialfuel, 4 years ago
    Thank you nutsabotas6 for the love!

    Michael
  33. officialfuel officialfuel, 4 years ago
    Thank you Aimathena for the love and the great compliment!

    Michael
  34. officialfuel officialfuel, 4 years ago
    Thank you timbaran for the love! Have a great day!

    Michael
  35. officialfuel officialfuel, 4 years ago
    Thank you tcosbm16 for stopping in and showing some love!

    Michael
  36. officialfuel officialfuel, 4 years ago
    Thank you chev59_99 for the love!

    Michael
  37. officialfuel officialfuel, 4 years ago
    Thank you Beachbum58 for the love!

    Michael
  38. officialfuel officialfuel, 4 years ago
    Thank you Lady_picker for the love!

    Michael
  39. officialfuel officialfuel, 2 years ago
    Thank you Destiny.Jennifer.g. for the love!

    Michael
  40. officialfuel officialfuel, 2 years ago
    Thank you SpiritBear for the love!

    Michael
  41. Anthony1234, 2 years ago
    I recently came one of the same similar money and I was wondering if I could get some info from u.
  42. officialfuel officialfuel, 2 years ago
    Anthony1234, I gave you all the information I know. I would suggest that you Google it. Thank you for stopping in. Merry Christmas

    Michael
  43. officialfuel officialfuel, 2 years ago
    Thank you Destiny.Jennifer.g.,brunswick, Harborguy, usedcarlady, ttomtucker and Jlmam for the love! Merry Christmas

    Michael
  44. officialfuel officialfuel, 2 years ago
    Thank you CindB for the love! Merry Christmas

    Michael

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