Series of 1886 $5 Silver Certificate Value

Value of Five Dollar Silver Certificate from Department Series 1886


Year:  1886 Type:  Silver Certificate Denomination:  Five Dollar Bill
Value:  The value of $5 1886 silver certificates is based on their condition, serial number, and signature combination
We purchase $5 silver certificates from 1886.  Send us an email to tell us what you have  We will respond quickly with our opinion and offer.
Description:  The series of 1886 five dollar silver certificate is the first five dollar denomination silver certificate ever printed.  1886 $5 silver certificates are popular because they features a Morgan silver dollar on the back of the bill.  As such, these are called Morgan back silver certificates.

Ulysses Grant is featured on the right hand side of the bill.  The seal placement, size, and color can change across different issues.  If you have an 1886 $5 silver certificate, then send us a picture of it.

Variations:  Five dollar silver certificates from the series of 1886 come in seven different varieties based on their signature combination.  The seal type can also change, but the main design always stay the same.

Rosecrans – Jordan – Red Seal
Rosecrans – Hyatt – Red Seal
Rosecrans – Hyatt – Large Red Seal
Rosecrans – Huston – Large Red Seal
Rosecrans – Huston – Brown Seal
Rosecrans – Nebeker – Brown Seal
Rosecrans – Nebeker – Red Seal (this signature is slightly rarer)
Inscriptions:  Silver Certificate  –  Department Series 1886  –  Act of August 4 1886  –   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 Five Silver Dollars Payable To 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