Description: Two dollar silver certificates from 1899 are common, but in high grade can be more valuable. These $2 silver certificates are often called mini porthole notes due to the small portrait at the center of the bill. We wrote a value guide for the 1923 $5 silver certificate, whose nickname, very similar to this one, which is commonly called the porthole note. We would love to see what you have, please contact us by email or phone today.
The 1899 $2 silver certificates are one of a kind notes which is extremely popular among collectors and dealers due to its uniqueness. These notes always come with blue ink serial numbers, seal, and a large 2 overprint on the left-hand side of the bill.
Value: The value of 1899 two dollar silver certificates is based upon condition and signature combination variety. These bills sometimes come with a star symbol at the end of the serial number, which can double its value. Low serial number mini porthole silver certificates tend to bring more money as well. If you’re not sure which type you have, we would be glad to help.
These bills are often worth $125. However, we have paid over $500 for higher-grade or low serial number examples.
1899 $2 silver certificates are a common type of bank note. There are 10 signature combination varieties, some of which are rare and worth more money. If you want to talk to us about it, or are interested in selling the bill, please contact us today.