1886 William Windom Civil War Treasury $2 Banknote Design on Modern $2 Bill


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The second two-dollar denomination in the silver certificate series was printed in 1891, featuring United States Secretary of the Treasury William Windom. Windom's engraved portrait appeared on the $2 denomination of U.S. silver certificates from 1891 to 1896. Two-dollar Treasury or "Coin Notes" were issued for government purchases of silver bullion from the silver mining industry. The artists of the Merrick Mint have used an advanced technology over this modern uncirculated United States $2 bill, enhancing it with images from the 1891 William Windom $2 Banknote, to create a collectible work of art.

There was a time and place in American history when American paper notes were almost like small works of art carried around by average Joes in their pockets. In 1890s and first decade of the 1900s, the United States sought to create paper currency designs that were worthy of attention and awe from everyday Americans. While most of these notes have been lost to history, with the few remaining specimens in the hands of avid collectors, the options are not lost for modern collectors. Private mints have taken advances in high-definition imaging to recreate some of the nation’s greatest note designs on modern Federal Reserve Notes. 

• Genuine U.S. Legal Tender $2 Bill
• High-Definition Colorization Process
• Full-Color Certificate of Authenticity is Included with Each Bill
• Each Bill is Handsomely Showcased in Blue 2-Sided Display Folio
• Each Bill is in Fresh, Crisp, Uncirculated Condition
• Collector’s Edition

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