1953(a) 5 DOLLAR (RED SEAL) *STAR* UNITED STATES NOTE

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  • Sold Date: Jul 10, 2011
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1953(a) 5 DOLLAR (RED SEAL) *STAR* UNITED STATES NOTE

1953A FIVE DOLLAR UNITED STATES LEGAL TENDER...*STAR*~NOTE... PERFECT FOR YOUR COLLECTION.

Here is a collectors dream piece, a 1953(A) $5 Red Seal United States *STAR* Note . 1953 did not have the motto "In God We Trust" on the reverse and "This note is legal tender for all debts, public and private" was not on the front. The Red Seal on this bill was the seal used by the now extinct United States Note Dept.

The Red Seal Notes were continuously used up until the United States Note Department closed its doors in 1967 . After that time the bills became discontinued and out of print forever .

$5 Red Seal United States Notes have been out of print for over 50 years! Do not miss out on this great and highly sought after collectible!

United States Notes: (characterized by a red seal and serial number) were the first national currency, authorized by the Legal Tender Act of 1862 and began circulating during the Civil War. The Treasury Department issued these notes directly into circulation, and they are obligations of the United States Government. The issuance of United States Notes is subject to limitations established by Congress. It established a statutory limitation of $300 million on the amount of United States Notes authorized to be outstanding
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