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US Silver Certificates31 of 37$5 Silver Certificate & Federal Reserve Notes 1934 & 1950 & 19531957 A Silver Certificate - Signatures are not accurate
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    Posted 11 years ago

    LisaG.
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    I started collecting coins when I was about 10. So, I still pay attention to currency. I currently work at a convenient store where someome actually used these this morning for their purchase. Already knowing the history of their use, I was excited! :) Anyone know what they are worth today? Who knew a paper dollar would come so far. :)

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    1. VikingFan82 VikingFan82, 11 years ago
      Awesome!
    2. JDimmock, 11 years ago
      I looked around for a few minutes and the consensus seems to be that these are worth about $1.25 -$2.00 depending on if the 1935G one has the motto "In God We Trust" is on the back or not (the motto one being slightly more valuable).
      I'd check around some online price guides since you have them in hand and get a more specific est.
      Cool to find in the wild though!
    3. Lisa G., 11 years ago
      Thanks for the input. :) The 1935G one does not have the motto on the back. Honestly, it was such an awesome find in the wild that what they're worth doesn't compare to the random find itself. I was just wondering since the markings on it are so much more involved, and just down-right cooler than today's dollar bills. :) Thanks again for the feedback. :)
    4. VikingFan82 VikingFan82, 11 years ago
      My parents have two of these. One was given to my mom in a card the day she was born (1950) and the other they got in change in the 1970s.
    5. JDimmock, 11 years ago
      @Lisa,
      One big reason these look so different to modern-day bills are that these are Silver Certificates, which can be redeemed for silver coins. They were printed when the mint passed a bill which put America on a gold standard, devaluing silver.
      It's an interesting read on Wikipedia.
      I think I've only ever gotten them by purchasing them directly from a coin dealer, so it is really cool to have been given these just as a regular bill.
    6. Lisa Gainer, 11 years ago
      @JD I looked up the Silver Certificates when I saw that- the history is great on these. I'll definately pay closer attention to what currency I'm handed from now on. I'm glad I caught these. I do find it interesting as well that on both the Sec. of the Treasury at the time were both women. :)

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