Tag: Gold certificates

From the Herb Hicks Files: The Illegal Ban on Gold Certificates

From the Herb Hicks Files: The Illegal Ban on Gold Certificates

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ………. In 1963, Coin World columnist and former ANA librarian Ted Hammer wrote about a coin dealer in Texas arrested for trying to sell a gold certificate. The dealer had run afoul of federal authorities who acted to enforce a thirty-year-old Executive Order outlawing private ownership of […]

Finest 1905 $20 Gold Certificate could top $120,000 in Heritage CSNS Currency Auction

Finest 1905 $20 Gold Certificate could top $120,000 in Heritage CSNS Currency Auction

April 18-22  auction features more than 3,400 total lots of fine, rare and valuable currency to collectors at CSNS in Schaumberg, IL Heritage Auctions, the official auctioneer of the Central States Numismatic Society Show, will offer more than 3,400 lots of rare and collectible currency as part of its Signature® Currency Auction being held April […]

U.S. Currency Favorites

U.S. Currency Favorites

by Chad Hawk, PMG Grader – Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) As a grader for PMG, I enjoy the tremendous benefit of seeing some of the world’s greatest notes everyday. I review notes from all over the world and have been able to view more notes than most people encounter in their entire lives. With the […]

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$1000 1907 Series Gold Certificate Fr. 1219b

$1000 1907 Series Gold Certificate Fr. 1219b

In 1990, the sale of the Thompson Collection was the first public offering of the unique Fr. 1219b Series 1907 $1,000 Gold Certificate. Only 12,000 examples of the Series 1907 $1,000 Gold Certificate were issued during the joint tenure of James C. Napier and Lee McClung. They served together as Register of the Treasury and […]

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