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Value of 1878 $100 Silver Certificates

Year: 1878
Type: Silver Certificate
Denomination: One Hundred Dollar Bill

Old $100 silver certificate bill with James Monroe's face on it from 1878

Description: One hundred dollar silver certificates from 1878 are very rare and are seldom encountered in the market. This bill looks almost identical to the later dated 1880 $100 silver certificate; we wrote a price guide you can see if you want more information. We would love to see what you have, please contact us by email or phone today.

The 1878 $100 silver certificates have James Monroe on the left-hand side of the bill. As seen below, these bills have blue serial number ink and a red seal at the center of the note. There is also a red 100 below the seal that is beautifully printed.

The back of all 1878 one hundred dollar silver certificates have the word SILVER printed in large bold letters.

1878 $100 Silver Certificate Value

1878 $100 Silver Certificate Value

Value: The value of 1878 one hundred dollar silver certificates is based upon the payable location: New York, Washington DC or San Francisco as well as the counter signature. These are probably our favorite large size type $100 bill.

We’ve paid literally tens of thousands of dollars for intact examples. These notes are often worth over $40,000.

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It is rare for these one hundred dollar silver certificates to become available in the market. If you are fortunate to own a piece of history like this, we want to hear about it and help you with your decision about this bill.

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