We are pleased to offer for sale this Five Dollar Bill Red Seal Series
1953 US Currency. These Red
Seal Five Dollar Bills are
off-quality notes that may have some stains, tears, heavy folds or
These Red Seal Five Dollar Bills
are US Legal Tender Notes that circulated at the same time as Silver
Certificates. These notes are Series 1953 (random pick our
choice 1953, 1953-A through C). Each
bill comes in a currency sleeve for protection. These Red Seal Five Dollar Bills will
make a nice addition to any currency collection!
Information on these Red
Seal Series 1953
In 1929 all US Currency was
changed to its current modern size. The $5 bill was kept as a
United States Legal Tender Note as well as a Federal Reserve Note and a
Silver Certificate. The obverse features a portrait of
Abraham Lincoln. The reverse of the bill depicts the Lincoln
Memorial. For these US Legal Tender Notes, the seal and serial numbers
printed in red. The series 1953 bill can be differentiated
from past series by the placement of the treasury seal on the right
the obverse of the note, super-imposed over "FIVE"
is a Red Seal Note?
Red Seal Notes
are United States Currency known as either United States
Notes or Legal Tender Notes. Legal Tender Notes
are the longest lived of all U.S. Currency, first authorized
in the Act of Congress of May 3, 1878 and issued through 1971.
Large-size Legal Tender Notes were
issued only through 1929, after which the currency changed to the
size" notes still used today.
All Small-size Legal Tender Notes have red seals, and
they are referred to as Red
Seal Notes or
Red Seal Bills. Red Seal
been issued in $1, $2, $5, and $100 denominations. The Mint
also printed but
did not issue $10 and $20 denominations.
Only one issue of the $1 Red
Seal Note was printed, the series 1928. The $2 Red Seal Notes were
printed in multiple series: 1928, 1928 A through G, 1953,
1953 A through C, 1963, and 1963 A. $5 Red Seal Notes were
also printed in multiple series: 1928, 1928 A through F, 1953, 1953 A
through C, and 1963. The $100 Red
Seal Notes were
printed in series 1966 and 1966 A.
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