Series of 1917 One Dollar Bill Value

Value of One Dollar Bill From Series of 1917


Year:  1917 Type:  Legal Tender / United States Note Denomination:  One Dollar Bill
Value:  The value of one dollar bills from 1917 is based on their condition, serial numbers, and signatures
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Description:  Series of 1917 one dollar bills are very common.  They are the most common large size legal tender note available today.  1917 ones feature George Washington as the center portrait.  You can also find the class Embarkation of the Pilgrims on the left hand side of the bill.  The serial numbers are red on all series of 1917 one dollar bills.  Collectors call this issue a “Sawhorse Back.”

If your 1917 one dollar legal tender note has a star symbol in the serial number then it will command a premium.  You can learn more about 1917 $1 star notes here.

Variations:  All series of 1917 one dollar bills have a red seal on the left hand side of the bill.  They can be signed by:

Teehee – Burke
Elliott – Burke
Burke – Elliott
Elliott – White
Speelman – White

If Burke signs on the left side of the bill, and Elliott signs on the right, then you have the rare variety.

Inscriptions:  Act of March 3rd 1863  –  Series of 1917  –  Engraved & Printed at the Bureau Engraving & Printing  –  Register Of The Treasury  –  Treasurer Of The United States  –  This Note Is A Legal Tender For One Dollar  –  The United States Will Pay To Bearer One Dollar Washington D.C.  –  United States Note  –  Amer Septent Sigil Thesaur  –  United States of America  –  This Note is a Legal Tender at its face value for all debts public and private, except duties on imports and interest on the public debt.  Counterfeiting or altering this note or passing any counterfeit or alteration of it, or having in possession any false or counterfeit plate or impression of it, or any paper made in imitation of the paper on which it is printed is felony, and is punishable by $5,000 fine, or 15 years imprisonment at hard labor or both.  –  Printed at The Bureau of Engraving and Printing