Description: Twenty dollar silver certificates from 1880 are more common than earlier date bills. 1880 is the second year the United States printed $20 silver certificates. This bill looks almost identical to the earlier dated 1878 $20 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.
All 1880 $20 silver certificates have Stephen Decatur on every banknote. As seen below, these bills have blue serial number ink and a brown seal at the center of the note. Sometimes they come with a red-inked seal. The back of all 1880 twenty dollar silver certificates have the word SILVER printed in large bold letters.
Value: The value of 1880 twenty dollar silver certificates is based upon condition, seal ink color, and signature type. If you’re not sure which type you have, we would be glad to help. These bills are often worth $2,000. However, we have paid over $10,000 for higher-grade examples.
While 1880 $20 silver certificates are more common, it is still rare for these bills 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. If you want to talk to us about it, or are interested in selling the bill, please contact us today.