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1899 $5 Silver Certificate Chief Note Fine

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Among the most sought-out American currency designs is the so-called Silver Certificate Chief Note. The 1899 redesign of the $5 denomination in the United States Silver Certificate Series introduced an effigy of Running Antelope on the obverse, making it not only the first note with an indigenous figure on it, but also making Running Antelope the first indigenous person to feature on American money. Provident Metals now has 1899 $5 Silver Certificate Chief Notes available to you for purchase online.


  • Arrives with a protective plastic currency sleeve!
  • 1899 Series design was released through 1922!
  • Second-to-last visual on the $5 large-sized Silver Certificate!
  • Comes in Fine condition!
  • Issued a face value of $5 (USD) by the government of the United States.
  • Running Antelope is depicted on the obverse side.
  • Denomination on the reverse.
  • Please remember it is possible to receive notes with the same signature combinations on the obverse when buying more than one.

When you purchase one of these 1899 $5 Silver Certificate Chief Notes at Provident Metals, you will receive your note with a protective plastic currency sleeve. The notes in this listing come in Fine condition. This general term for the condition of a note points to the presence of rounded corners, margin splits, and various fold lines throughout the field.

Silver Certificates were signed by the Register of the Treasury and the Treasurer of the United States. With a 23-year run in production, there are 11 different signature combinations possible on these notes. Please remember that you could receive notes with matching or varied signature combinations when buying more than one.


Running Antelope is depicted on the obverse side of 1899 $5 Silver Certificate Chief Notes. His effigy is shown in front-facing relief with an ornate feathered headdress. This side of the note bears blue ink on the Treasury seal and the denomination element to the left of Running Antelopes figure.


The denomination of the note is featured several times on the reverse of 1899 $5 Silver Certificate Chief Notes. The designs on this side include United States of America, Silver Certificate, Five Dollars, 5, and V.


Silver Certificates were issued in the United States as large-sized notes from 1878 to 1927. In 1928, the series was downsized to a smaller format consistent with the size of modern Federal Reserve Notes. From 1878 to 1964, Silver Certificates were regularly printed by the United States. Until 1967, the notes were redeemable with the Treasury for the face value in silver dollars. Rising silver prices in the 1960s forced the Treasury to issue raw silver bullion instead in the final year of redemption from June 1967 to June 1968.


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Product Details

Mint Mark Not Shown
Condition Fine
Denomination $5
Country United States
Edge Style Smooth
Product Series Silver Certificate Legal Tender
Packaging Archival Quality Currency Sleeve
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Certificate of Authenticity No
Thickness 0.1 mm
Dimensions 187 mm x 79 mm x 0.1 mm
Provident ID 3850727