CURRENCY

 

 

 

 

 

NOTE: Today a note = 0.04˘

 

A

Serial Number

B

Denomination

C

Type of Note - ours read “United States Treasury Note”

D

Payment Obligation “this use to read redeemable in silver or gold”

E

Treasury Seal - Green of Federal Reserve Notes, Blue on Silver Certificates, Red on United States Notes, Brown on Federal Reserve Bank Notes and Gold on Gold Certificates.

F

District Seal - Only on Federal Reserve Notes

G

District Number - Only on Federal Reserve Notes

H

Face Plate Position

I

Check Number / Face Plate Number

J

Portrait

K

Signature of the Treasurer of the United States

L

Signature of the Secretary of the Treasury.

M

Motto

N

Back Vignette

O

Back Plate Number

 

 

 

1923 Silver Certificate One Dollar bill

 

NOTE: 1933 Americans could no longer legally own and trade gold

 

NOTE: 1970 Americans could again legally own and trade gold (by then most of the gold was already in Britain & France)

 

 

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