Gold Certificates

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Gold Certificates


Gold Certificates were currency issued by the United States Government payable with a specific quantity of gold or gold coin.

The Gold Certificate. Circulated in ten and twenty dollar certificates, each one represented a coin of gold of its nominal value.
Additional small form values printed were $50, $100. $500, $1000, $5000 and $10000 in the 1928 series and $100, $1000, $10000, and $100,000 in the 1934 series.
Private ownership of Gold and Gold Certificates became illegal under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1932.

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