Tell Me Why I Bought These Notes?!

Discussion in 'Paper Money' started by Clarenze Cruz, May 25, 2018.

  1. Clarenze Cruz

    Clarenze Cruz Active Member

    I think everyone here knows why I collect US Currency...always looking for something on the bill that makes each of them unique!

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  3. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

    I don't do paper so I'm generally clueless on the subject.

    However, I must say I think that 1891 $1 is cool looking even without the solid serial number. (With it ... well ... that's just supercool.)

    But do my eyes deceive me in seeing that it's not all there? :(

    More of a "75c" silver certificate, then?

    Ah, well. It's still neato-cool.
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  4. SteveInTampa

    SteveInTampa Innocent bystander

    Nice additions @Clarenze Cruz .

    Looks like the Martha might have been a wallet piece.
  5. Treashunt

    Treashunt The Other Frank

    nice serial #'s.
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  6. MEC2

    MEC2 Enormous Member

    That Martha is a prize...
  7. KSorbo

    KSorbo Well-Known Member

    Perhaps sometimes taken out of the wallet for bar bets?
  8. APX78

    APX78 Active Member

    Very unique bills!
  9. Clarenze Cruz

    Clarenze Cruz Active Member

    lordmarcovan: "More of a "75c" silver certificate, then?"

    Thanks for this comment. Never thought of that before :D
  10. MEC2

    MEC2 Enormous Member

    Didn't notice the first time that Martha was Marthaless...
  11. Clarenze Cruz

    Clarenze Cruz Active Member

    MEC2: When I first saw this note, I also did not notice right away that Martha's Portrait is missing. Too bad. I wish this note was not ripped off.

    Better pictures of the two notes again:
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  12. George McClellan

    George McClellan Active Member

    "75 cents" is correct! I am persuaded that one could cut up a fractional currency note in order to make an appropriate remittance through the mail.
    Fractional currency was handy for mail order purchases.
    (fractional currency came about because of recurring silver coinage shortages)
    Too bad the lovely Mrs. Washington cannot grace us with her charms, this time.
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