1886 $20 Silver Certificate Value

Value of Twenty Dollar Silver Certificate from Department Series 1886


Year:  1886 Type:  Silver Certificate Denomination:  Twenty Dollar Bill
Value:  The value of $20 1886 silver certificates is based on condition, serial number, and signature combination
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Description:  1886 twenty dollar silver certificates are rare in circulated condition and very rare in uncirculated condition.  Collectors refer to 1886 $20 silver certificates as Manning notes or as Diamond Backs.  The Manning nickname comes from the fact that Daniel Manning is the central figure.  The Diamond Back nickname comes from the back design which shows what appears to be two overlapping diamonds.

This isn’t a note that you can find at the local coin shop.  These are found in advanced collections and with major dealers.  Contact us with a picture of your note and we can tell you the exact value.

Variations:  There are four different signature combinations and three different seal types:

Rosecrans – Hyatt (large red seal)
Rosecrans – Huston (large brown seal)
Rosecrans – Nebeker (large brown seal)
Rosecrans – Nebeker (small red seal)

Inscriptions:  Silver Certificate  –  Department Series 1886  –  Act of February 28th 1878  –   Bureau of Engraving & Printing  –  Register Of The Treasury  –  Treasurer Of The United States  –  This Certifies That There Have Been Deposited In The Treasury Of The United States Twenty Silver Dollars Payable To The Bearer On Demand Washington, D.C.  –  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  –  Engraved and printed at the Bureau, Engraving & Printing