Value of 1899 Two Dollar Bill

Value of Two Dollar Silver Certificate From Series of 1899


Year:  1899 Type:  Silver Certificate Denomination:  Two Dollar Bill
Value:  The value of two dollar 1899 silver certificates is based on their condition and serial number.
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Description:  Series of 1899 $2 silver certificates are common, but they are certainly still collectible.  We refer to these notes as “mini-portholes” because it looks like George Washington is being viewed through the porthole of a ship.  Washington has a man and woman on each side of his portrait.  This is also the only two dollar bill that George Washington was featured on.

1899 silver certificates have blue seals and blue serial numbers.

If your series of 1899 silver certificate has a star symbol in the serial number, it will command a premium.  You can learn more about 1899 $2 star notes here.

Variations:  There are 10 different varieties of 1899 two dollar silver certificates.  The ten different varieties are broken down by their signature combinations.

Lyons – Roberts
Lyons – Treat
Vernon – Treat
Vernon – McClung
Napier – McClung
Napier – Thompson
Parker – Burke
Teehee – Burke
Elliott – Burke
Speelman – White

The Napier Thompson signature combination is the rarest of the group.  However, all 1899 $2 silver certificates are relatively common.

Inscriptions:  Silver Certificate  –  Series of 1899  –  Act of August 4 1886  –  Register Of The Treasury  –  Treasurer Of The United States  –  This Certifies That There Has Been Deposited In The Treasury Of The United States Two 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