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Paper Money Collecting FAQ
Section - 3.3) What are Silver Certificates and Gold Certificates?

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  From 1878 through 1957, the US issued Silver Certificates, most
of which looked similar to current US paper money.  These were
backed by silver.  In a similar manner, Gold Certificates were
issued from 1863 to 1922 and were backed by real gold.


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