Value of 1878 $10 Silver Certificate

Value of Ten Dollar Silver Certificate from Series of 1878


Year:  1878 Type:  Silver Certificate Denomination:  Ten Dollar Bill
Value:  All 1878 $10 silver certificates are rare and valuable
We purchase $10 silver certificates from 1878.  Send us an email to tell us what you have  We will respond quickly with our opinion and offer.
Description:  1878 $10 silver certificates are an exotic issue that is rarely encountered.

Robert Morris is pictured on the left hand side of the bill.  Each note has a large red seal at the center of the bill.  The back of 1878 ten dollar silver certificates have the word silver spelled in large block letters.  These notes are sometimes called black backs because of their unusually dark backs.

1878 is the first year that silver certificates were printed, and ten dollars is the lowest denomination for which they were issued.  Simply put, all 1878 $10 silver certificates are rare and valuable.  Please send us a picture of the front and back of your 1878 ten dollar bill and we can make our best offer.

Variations:  There are seven different varieties of 1878 $10 silver certificates.  All the notes are signed by Scofield and Gilfillan.  However, they were also countersigned by by an assistant treasurer.  The assistant treasurers could be:

W.C. White, J.C. Hopper, T. Hillhouse, R.M. Anthony, or A.U. Wyman.  Most of these signatures are engraved; if they are pen autographed, then your 1878 $10 silver certificate goes from rare, to extremely rare.

We encourage you to contact us for exact pricing on any 1878 $10 bill.

Inscriptions:  Certificate of Deposit  –  Act of February 28th 1878  –  Engraved & Printed at the Bureau of Engraving & Printing  –  Register Of The Treasury  –  Treasurer Of The United States  –  Assistant Treasurer U.S.  –  This Certifies That There Have Been Deposited With The (Assistant) Treasurer Of U.S. At Washington D.C. Payable At His Office To The Bearer On Demand Ten Silver Dollars  –  United States Silver Certificate  –  Amer Septent Sigil Thesaur  –  This Certificate Is Receivable For Customs, Taxes and All Public Dues, And When So Received May Be Reissued