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    1953 thru 1953-C $2 Legal Tender Note (Uncirculated)

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    The first change in design for the small-sized $2 United States Note came in 1953, more than two decades after the note was downsized in 1928 to a more modern format. The 1953 $2 Legal Tender Note was used for a decade until its final redesign in 1963, one year before the series ended. Now, 1953-1953C $2 Legal Tender Notes in uncirculated condition are available to you for purchase online from JM Bullion.

    Note Highlights:

    • Note arrives inside of an individual currency sleeve!
    • Listing includes the potential to receive one of the following: 1953, 1953A, 1953B, or 1953C Series $2 Legal Tender Note!
    • Red ink seals and serial numbers!
    • Issued a face value of $2 (USD) by the United States.
    • President Thomas Jefferson is on the obverse.
    • Jeffersons home at Monticello is on the reverse.
    • Uncirculated condition.
    • Please keep in mind that you will receive only one note with your purchase. To receive multiple notes with the potential for various dates/styles, you will need to place an order for more than one item.

    United States Notes were produced by the Treasury from 1878 to 1927 in a larger size than modern notes available in circulation. In 1928, the United States Note, also known as the Legal Tender Note, was downsized to a format more Americans are familiar with today. The smaller notes were redesigned in 1928 in a variety of denominations.

    The first change to come to the $2 Legal Tender Note arrived in 1953. The 1953 series was used without major changes for a decade. During this period, the US Treasury issued the 1953 Series note in four variations: original 1953, 1953A, 1953B, and 1953C. When the US Treasury changes series in this way, the only difference comes in the form of the signatures of the Treasurer of the United States and the Secretary of the Treasury.

    President Thomas Jefferson features on the obverse of 1953-1953C $2 Legal Tender Notes. President Jefferson has the distinction of one of the longest tenures on American paper currency. Only one version of the $2 United States Note was ever issued without his effigy. The first release in 1862 and used through 1868 featured Alexander Hamilton. Since 1869, the same portrait of President Jefferson has featured on the $2 United States Notes.

    Jeffersons home at Monticello is found on the reverse side of the 1953-1953C $2 Legal Tender Notes. His home at Monticello is a National Historic Landmark and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The image of Jeffersons plantation home in Charlottesville, Virginia, also features on the reverse of the US Nickel.

    These 1953-1953C $2 Legal Tender Notes are available in exceptional, uncirculated condition. Paper notes in this condition have no folds, bends, or wrinkles, even when viewed under a strong light and close visual aid. Each one of the notes ships in an individual currency sleeve. The 1953, 1953A, 1953B, and 1953C Series notes all have varying signature combinations of the Treasurer of the US and Secretary of the Treasury. In order, these combinations are Priest-Humphrey, Smith-Dillon, Priest-Anderson, and Granahan-Dillon.

    Again, please note that if you purchase just one item from this listing, you will only receive a single note. We select your notes at random once your payment has cleared and cannot guarantee the series style you will receive. If you would like to purchase multiple notes, you will need to purchase several items at a time. This listing is for just one note.

    JM Bullion customer service is available to you at 800-276-6508. Alternatively, we are available online using our live chat and email address features.

    JMB ID 3731887
    Mint Mark Not Shown
    Condition Uncirculated
    Face Value $2 USD
    Issuing Country United States
    Edge Design Smooth
    Series Legal Tender Note
    CoA Yes
    Packaging Type Archival Quality Currency Sleeve
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    When will I receive my order?+

    The majority of orders ship out within two to four (2-4) business day of cleared payment. From there, delivery time will vary depending on your selected shipping method. If your order ships via the United States Postal Service, it will usually be delivered within 2-5 business days, depending on your location relevant to our fulfillment center in Las Vegas, Nevada. We cannot guarantee delivery dates, unfortunately, because that is, ultimately, dependent on the mail carrier. Below are the common time frames for most orders most of the time, broken down by payment method:

    Paper Check: Most paper check orders will be marked Paid by 4:00 p.m. CST the same day the check is deposited; however, we cannot predict how long itll take USPS to get the check to us. Paper checks take 3-5 business days to clear with our Billing Department from the date on which they are marked Paid. Once cleared, most paper check orders ship within 2-4 business days. Depending on shipping method, paper check orders should be delivered within 1-5 business days of shipment.

    ACH: ACH orders will be marked "Paid" within 24 business hours of order placement. ACH payments take 3-5 business days to clear with our Billing Department from the date on which they are marked "Paid." Once cleared, most ACH orders ship within 2-4 business days. Depending on shipping method, ACH orders should be delivered within 1-5 business days of shipment.

    Credit/Debit Card: Most credit/debit card orders will be marked Paid within 24 business hours of order placement. Credit/debit card payments clear immediately, and most of these orders ship within 2-4 business days of cleared payment. Depending on shipping method, credit/debit card orders should be delivered within 1-5 business days of shipment.

    PayPal: Most PayPal orders are marked Paid almost instantly upon order placement and clear immediately upon being marked Paid. Most PayPal orders ship within 2-4 business days of cleared payment. Depending on shipping method, PayPal orders should be delivered within 1-5 business days of shipment.

    Bank Wire: Most bank wire orders will be marked Paid within half a business day of the initiation of the bank wire transfer. Bank wire payments clear immediately upon receipt, and most of these orders ship within 2-4 business days of cleared payment. Depending on shipping method, bank wire orders should be delivered within 1-5 business days of shipment.

    Bitcoin: Most bitcoin orders are marked Paid within 24 business hours of order placement. Bitcoin payments clear immediately, and most of these orders ship within 2-4 business days of cleared payment. Depending on shipping method, bitcoin orders should be delivered within 1-5 business days of shipment.

    Ethereum: Most Ethereum orders are marked Paid within 24 business hours of order placement. Ethereum payments clear immediately and usually ship within 2-4 business days of cleared payment. Depending on shipping method, Ethereum orders should be delivered within 1-5 days business of shipment.

    What happens if my order is lost in transit?+

    In the event, however unlikely, that your order is lost during transit we ask that you contact JM Bullion immediately. Once you contact us, we can begin the claims process. In accordance with our Terms and Conditions, you have a maximum of 3 days (72 hours) from the anticipated delivery date to contact us regarding orders that were lost during transit. If your items cannot be recovered, you are entitled to a reimbursement. Assuming you contact us within 3 days (72 hours), you are entitled to a full reimbursement of your loss in accordance with the specific shippers insurance policy.

    What happens if my order is damaged in transit?+

    Though unlikely, if your order is damaged during transit and/or any items are missing we require you to contact JM Bullion immediately so we can begin the claims process. If you have taken possession of a shipment that is damaged and/or is missing items, you have 2 days (48 hours) from the date of delivery to contact us as stated in our Terms and Conditions.

    Will I need to sign for my package?+

    Orders under $1000 will not require a signature unless that option is selected and paid for at checkout. Orders over $1000 will always require a signature for delivery.

    How To Steps: Filing a Police Report+

    As part of the claims process at JM Bullion, we require customers to file a police report with local law enforcement and provide documentation of said report to us. If you have not previously filed a police report, we can help provide you with some basic how-to steps. First and foremost, note there are three options available in many jurisdictions:

    1. File a report in person
    2. File a report over the phone
    3. File a report online

    Step 1: Locate Nearest Department

    You should file a police report with the nearest, appropriate law enforcement agency. If you live within city limits, your local police department is the proper authority to file a report with. If you live outside established city limits, the local sheriffs department may have jurisdiction. You can locate the proper department by conducting an online search or calling 311 (information), if that service is available in your area.

    Step 2: Provide Detailed Information

    Whether you file a report in person, over the phone, or online, make sure that you provide as much detail about the incident as possible. When it involves property loss or damage, make sure to provide relevant financial information as well.

    Step 3: Obtain a Copy of the Report

    When it comes to filing a claim with JM Bullion, we require a copy of the police report. If you filed a report in person, you can obtain a written copy immediately or get a case number and retrieve a copy of the report when its ready.

    When you file a report on the phone or online, make sure to provide contact information such as a telephone number and email address so you can receive a copy of the report.

    Please Note

    If you file a report online, you can often print a copy of your report instantly upon submitting the paperwork online. Additionally, you may find that some jurisdictions do not allow you to file a report over the phone. If you need further details on filing a report, you should call your local law enforcement department or 311 for assistance in starting your police report.

    Do you ship internationally?+

    We only ship to U.S. addresses (including P.O. Boxes and APO addresses).

    Do I have to ship my order to my billing address?+

    Depending on your method of payment, it is possible to have your order shipped to an address other than your billing address. If you pay with paper check, bank wire, ACH, Ethereum, Ripple, or bitcoin, you may have your order shipped wherever you please, with two exceptionsUPS locations and mail forwarding locations. If you pay with a credit/debit card, it depends on your order history. If you pay via PayPal, your order must ship to a PayPal Verified address.

    How will I know when my order ships?+

    We will notify you by email once your order ships. You can also check the current status by logging in to your account or using ourTrack An Orderpage.

    How do I choose my shipping method?+

    You may choose how your order is shipped during the checkout process. In the last section of the checkout page, 4 Shipping Method, you will see the available shipping options for your order. If your purchase is eligible for free shipping, the pre-selected option will be base shipping, which is either USPS or UPS at our choice. If you would like to upgrade your shipping, you may choose one of the other options for a small fee. Simply click on the circle next to the shipping method you desire, and your order will be shipped via that method.

    If my order includes an item on presale, will the in-stock items ship first?+

    Unfortunately, due to the way insurance is applied to an order, everything must ship at the same time (i.e., in-stock items must await shipment until all presale items have arrived). Your order will ship in its entirety within 24-72 hours of our receiving the presale item. An email notification will be sent when your order ships.

    Do you ship to US territories?+

    We do not ship to US territories. Due to special requirements set by the postal systems, we are unable to ship outside of U.S. states.

    What does “No Will Call” mean?+

    All UPS shipments ship with a No Will Call restriction, meaning the package cannot be picked up from a UPS location or just left at the delivery address. This is a precaution to prevent orders from being fraudulently intercepted.

    UPS will make three delivery attempts. If nobody is available at the delivery address to sign and accept delivery, the package will be returned to us.

    Where do you ship orders from?+

    All orders will ship from our warehouse in Las Vegas, Nevada. We mask our return address on all packages as to not give away the contents of the package.

    Do you offer UPS shipping to Alaska and Hawaii?+

    No, we do not. The costs in shipping to these places is extremely prohibitive, so we utilize USPS on all shipments.

    Do we ship to P.O. Boxes?+

    Yes! When products are shipped via the United States Postal Service, we can ship to a P.O. Box.

    Do you ship to UPS store?+

    No. UPS 3-Day Air service excludes shipments to UPS Stores, as well as Alaska, Hawaii, APO addresses, and P.O. Boxes.

    Is my package insured while in transit?+

    JM Bullion fully insures all its shipments. Should anything happen while your package is in transit to you, it will be covered by our insurance policy subject to the conditions set forth in this Section 13 of our Terms and Conditions. Please read this section of the Terms and Conditions carefully.

    If we determine the package is lost or damaged, we file a claim. We reserve the right to re-ship your items or refund your money at our discretion.

    My package appears to have been damaged or tampered with. What should I do?+

    We recommend you refuse any shipment that appears to be damaged or tampered with as the shipping insurance ends once signed for and/or delivered. When refused, the package(s) will return to JM Bullion for inspection. If you have taken possession of a damaged or tampered package, please save all packaging and contact JM Bullion at1-800-276-6508 within 48 hours for further instructions. Failure to notify us of damage or tampering within 48 hours fromsignatureor delivery date may impact our ability to cover your claim.

    How do you ship orders?+

    Orders are shipped in inconspicuous packaging via either USPS or UPS.* All shipments are fully insured. Our shipping policy, which is based on order size, can be viewedhere. Orders over $5,000 ship via UPS.

    *UPS 3-Day Air excludes Alaska, Hawaii, PO Boxes, UPS Store, and APO addresses. No Will Call pickups permitted.Saturday service not included.

    Call us at 844-258-2538 or email us at buybacks@jmbullion.com to receive custom bid pricing for this item. Note that buybacks are subject to $1,000 minimums as well as possible maximums depending on inventory positions, and require verbal confirmation via phone.

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