Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Fr. 316 $20 1886 Silver Certificate Choice About New. This is a one-number type with the small seal and the diamond-back design. Fewer than two dozen pieces are known for all grades combined, and this is one of the better ones. It's a new note to the census, as are almost all of the Plymouth Rock notes, but it falls right in the range of the only other high grade examples. The AU in the Smithsonian, this note and the CU which we sold for $99,000 in 2001 are all in a span of five serial numbers. This note has a ghost of a center fold, but in all other respects it is a pure gem. The colors are terrific, the print quality is perfect and the margins on both sides are full. The difference in technical quality between this and a six figure note is nil, and the difference in appearence is non-existent. Expect some real competition when this beauty crosses the block.
    From The Plymouth Rock Collection

    View all of [The Plymouth Rock Collection ]

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2006
    13th-15th Wednesday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 456

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold on Sep 15, 2006 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 10 days left to consign to the 2021 September 29 - October 4 Currency Signature Auction - Long Beach!

    Learn about consigning with us

    I think heritage is the best auction house and has the best service - that’s why I use you. 
    Sara B.,
    Dubai, UAE
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search