We are pleased to offer for sale this Ten Dollar Gold Certificate
Series 1928 US Currency. These $10
Gold Certificates are
off-quality notes that may have some stains, tears, heavy folds or
writing. These $10 Gold
were redeemable for gold coins up until 1933.
These notes are Series 1928. Each
bill comes in a currency sleeve for protection.
These $10 Gold
make a nice addition to any currency collection!
Information on these Gold Certificate
Series 1928 Ten Dollar Bills:
In 1929 all US Currency was
changed to its current modern size. Series 1928 $10 Gold Certificates
were the first small size $10
Gold Certificates issued (130,812,000
printed). The obverse
cropped version of Alexander Hamilton's portrait. Hamilton
was the first U.S. Secretary of Treasury and one of two non-presidents
still featured on U.S. Currency today (Benjamin Franklin is the other).
of the bill features the US Treasury with a car parked out front
resembling a Model-T. The series 1928
bill is unique because it shows the statement "IN GOLD COIN PAYABLE
TO THE BEARER ON DEMAND". This series was the last
time a redeemable in gold clause was featured on currency due to the
U.S. withdrawing from the gold standard. On the 1934 Gold Certificate
series (issued only to banks) "IN GOLD COIN" was replaced with
"AS AUTHORIZED BY LAW".
is a Gold Certificate?
are United States Currency authorized by the Currency Act of March 3,
1863 and issued through 1934. Series 1934 was printed but never
released to the public. They were released
solely to banks.
Only a few museum specimens of the 1934 series still exist. Gold
Certificates were issued as small size bills starting with
the series of 1928 and have distinguishing gold seals. They could
be exchanged for gold coins but this changed on Dec. 28, 1933
when President Roosevelt issued Executive Order 6102
holding of Gold
Certificates (and gold coins) and in turn, ordered the
banks to turn in all
stocks of Gold
Certificates. On April 24, 1964, Secretary of the
Treasury C. Douglas Dillion removed the restrictions on acquiring or
Gold Certificates have
been issued in $10, $20, $50, $100, $500, $1,000, $5,000 and $10,000
denominations. There was also a $100,000 Gold Certificate
printed for the series of 1934 featuring a portrait of Woodrow Wilson.
Small size Gold
Certificates were printed and issued to the public only
for the series of 1928. Series 1928 issued $10, $20, $50, $100,
$500, $1,000, $5,000 and $10,000 denominations. There was a
series 1928A $100 Gold
Certificate printed but was later scheduled for destruction and
never released to the public. There are, however,
many series 1928A bills known to exist today. Series
1934 was printed but never
released to the public. The 1934 denominations printed were the $100,
$1,000, $10,000, and
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