1935 $1 SILVER CERTIFICATE - STERLING SILVER BUTTERFLY PIN.
1935 $1 Silver Certificate
- formerly a bank note issued by the United States Treasury and redeemable in silver
- Silver Certificates are a type of representative money printed from 1878 to 1964 in the United States as part of its circulation of paper currency.
- (Silver Certificates) Silver certificates and Red Seal notes are quite common. In fact, billions were made. Since the notes are so common, only the best quality notes command a numismatic premium. The high quality notes are referred to as crisp uncirculated.
- Year 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar.
1935E Silver Certificate
While at the Mall a few days back I got this in change while buying a cup of coffee. I know thats where I got it because I didnt have any dollar bills at the time. I've seen these before but its been a long time. This 1935E says "IN SILVER PAYABLE TO THE BEARER ON DEMAND". I bet the banks will have another idea. I wonder how it got to me? A lot of history represented in this bill. Doing some checking, here is some of what went on in 1935: Jan 2- The trial of Bruno Richard Hauptmann, accused of the kidnapping and murder of Charles Lindbergh, Jr., begins. On February 13, Hauptmann is convicted and sentenced to death. Jan 8- Elvis Presley is born in Tupelo, Mississippi. Jan 11- Amelia Earhart becomes the first person to fly solo from Hawaii to California. Jan 16- FBI kills Barker gang, including Ma Barker, in a shootout. Feb 22- Airplanes are banned from flying over the White House. Mar 2- Porky Pig makes his debut in Looney Tunes's cartoon. Mar 16- Adolf Hitler announces German rearmament in violation of the Versailles Treaty. Mar 21- Persia is renamed Iran. May 25- Babe Ruth hits his 714th home run. June 10- Alcoholics Anonymous is founded in Akron Ohio. June 13- James J. Braddock defeats Max Baer at Madison Square Garden. July 16- The world's first parking meters are installed in Oklahoma City. Aug 14- President Franklin Roosevelt signs Social Security Act into law. Sept 13- Howard Hughes, flying the Hughes H-1 Racer, set the airspeed record of 352 mph. Oct 12- Luciano Pavarotti is born in Modena, Italy. Nov 5- Parker Brothers releases the board game Monopoly. Nov 30- The 1935 British made film Scrooge, the first all talking film version of Charles Dickens classic, opens in the U.S. Dec 9- American newspaper editor Walter Liggett is killed in a gangland murder plot.
A Certificate of 1935
A series 1935A $1 silver certificate issued in the state of Hawaii with a red US treasury seal (as opposed to a black on found on US paper currency today) and the word HAWAII printed near the end of the note on the front, and in large letters across the back. This special currency note was introduced only in the state of Hawaii. In the case that Hawaii was captured by an enemy the notes could be declared worthless by the government. Visible is the special red US Treasury seal with "Washington D.C." printed across it, the series date, and part of the signature of the US Secretary of the Treasury at the time, Henry Morgenthau, Jr.