1890 James McPherson Civil War Treasury $2 Banknote Design on Modern $2 Bill

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CB-90JM2

Product Description

The $2 denomination in the silver certificate series was printed in 1890, featuring James McPherson. Two-dollar Treasury or "Coin Notes" were issued for government purchases of silver bullion from the silver mining industry. The note features General McPherson and the notes are often called McPhersons. James Birdseye McPherson was a career United States Army officer who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. 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 1890 James McPherson $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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