Blue Seal US Currency
is a Silver Certificate?
Certificates are United States Currency authorized by Acts
of Congress, Feb. 28, 1878 and issued through 1964.
Large size Silver
issued through 1929 and then the currency (along with all US currency)
changed to small or modern size as all US Currency is today.
Certificates all have distinguishing blue seals. Silver Certificates could
be exchanged for silver dollars or silver bullion. The
Silver Law of 1963 changed this, dis-continuing redemption for silver
dollars in 1964 then silver bullion in 1968 (based on silver price of
$1.29 per ounce). Small size
Silver Certificates have
been issued in $1, $5, and $10 denominations.
Small size $1 Silver
Certificates were printed in multiple series: 1928, 1928 A
through E, 1934, 1935, 1935 A through H, 1957, 1957 A and B. $5
also printed in multiple series: 1934, 1934 A through D, 1953, 1953 A
through C. $10 Silver
Certificates were printed in multiple series as well: 1933, 1933 A, 1934, 1934 A through D, 1953, 1953 A and B.