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Meaning of SILVER CERTIFICATE

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  formerly a bank note issued by the United States Treasury and redeemable in silver
 
 See Also: bank bill, bank note, banker's bill, banknote, bill, Federal Reserve note, government note, greenback, note

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sil"ver cer*tif"i*cate\
A certificate issued by a government that there has been
deposited with it silver to a specified amount, payable to
the bearer on demand. In the United States and its
possessions, it is issued against the deposit of silver coin,
and is not legal tender, but is receivable for customs,
taxes, and all public dues.



 

 

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