We are pleased to offer for sale this Five Dollar Bill Red Seal Series
1963 US Currency Good or Better. These Red Seal Five Dollar Bills are
nice original bills which grade good or better.
These Red Seal Five Dollar Bills
are US Legal Tender Notes that circulated at the same time as Silver
Certificates. These notes are Series 1963. 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 1963
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 1963 bill can be differentiated
from past series by the addition of the motto "IN GOD WE TRUST"
above the Lincoln Memorial on the reverse. Also,
obverse of the note "WILL PAY TO THE BEARER ON DEMAND" which had been
included on previous series is now removed.
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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