Re: Traditional dollar sign

From: Kenneth Whistler (
Date: Mon Oct 27 2003 - 14:43:04 CST

Doug Ewell noted:

> The dollar sign was used
> occasionally for decoration on large-sized (pre-1929) U.S. currency, but
> not on small-sized issues (except for the bank-only $100,000 note).

And very rarely even at that. See:

for many exhibits of all kinds of U.S. paper money from
various periods. Almost none of this, from any period, shows
a dollar sign. One exception is the back side of a series 1880
U.S. legal tender note:

which shows the double-bar version of the dollar sign.


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