The Federal Reserve Notes introduced in 1914 represented the first concrete steps toward the modern Federal Reserve Note designs Americans hold in their hands today. Many of the presidential portraits introduced, as well as the paper color and border designs, are still in use today on modern notes. Today, 1914 $50 Federal Reserve Notes are available to you online in Fine+ condition from JM Bullion.
- Available to you in an individual currency sleeve!
- 1st issue of $50 Federal Reserve Notes!
- Unique reverse design no longer in use!
- The face value of $50 (USD) is fully backed by the US government.
- On the obverse is President Ulysses S. Grant.
- The reverse depicts the allegory of Panama.
- Please keep in mind 1914 Series notes have either red or blue ink on the serial numbers and US Treasury seals, as well as varying Federal Reserve Bank seals. These could all match on notes when you buy several.
The release of 1914 Series Federal Reserve Notes not only marked the debut of the modern Federal Reserve note, but it also introduced Americans to some of the presidential portraits that are still in use today on modern notes. Among the denominations of $5, $10, $20, $50, and $100, the $5, $10, and $50 notes had presidential portraits you can still find on modern US bills.
All of the 1914 $50 Federal Reserve Notes listed here are available in Fine+ condition. Notes in this condition show common signs of circulation use that include rounded corners, margin splits, and fold lines. The notes will ship to you with individual currency sleeves.
Please keep in mind that there are factors JM Bullion cannot guarantee with your $50 Federal Reserve Note. For example, 1914 Series Federal Reserve Notes were initially printed with red ink on the serial numbers and the US Treasury seal. Shortly after, blue ink was used and is far more common among surviving specimens. In addition, the notes are printed with a Federal Reserve Bank branch seal on the obverse. These seals can vary and represent the branch bank that released the bills into circulation. Examples include the 8-H seal representing the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
On the obverse of 1914 $50 Federal Reserve Notes is an effigy of President Ulysses S. Grant. The 18th President of the United States, this portrait of Grant is effectively the same as the one still in use on the modern note.
The reverse side of the 1914 $50 Federal Reserve Note comes with a design that was halted in 1928. The image shows a female allegory representing Panama. She is positioned at the isthmus of Panama in this artistic image as a merchant ship approaches from one side and a battleship from the other.
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