Description: Twenty dollar silver certificates from 1891 are common in the market but can still be expensive. The 1891 $20 silver certificate is often called Manning notes or Diamondback bills. This bill looks almost identical to the earlier date 1886 $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.
The 1891 $20 silver certificates picture Daniel Manning at the center of each bill with two men on either side of him. As seen below, these bills come with blue serial number ink and red seals. Sometimes they come with blue seal ink with different colored inks. These twenty dollar silver certificate notes have six different varieties depending on the signature combinations and seal types.
You’ll also notice these notes come with blue and red fibers embedded in the paper. These are security fibers to deter criminals from counterfeiting these banknotes.
Value: The value of 1891 twenty dollar silver certificates is based upon condition, signature combination, and seal type. If you’re not sure which type you have, we would be glad to help. These bills are often worth $350. However, we have paid over $2,000 for higher-grade examples.
While 1891 $20 silver certificates are more common, there are better condition examples continually becoming available. 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.