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silver certificate

noun
1.
a former paper currency first issued in 1878 by the U.S. federal government for circulation, equal to and redeemable for silver to a stated value.
Origin of silver certificate
1875-1880
An Americanism dating back to 1875-80
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silver certificate

noun
1.
(formerly) a banknote issued by the US Treasury to the public and redeemable in silver
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