1896 US $1 "Educational" silver certificate, depicting "History instructing Youth" with Washington, D.C. in background, obverse. Designed by Will H. Low (New York/France, 1853-1932) and engraved by Charles Schlecht (United States/Germany, b. 1843). Portraits of Martha and George Washington, reverse. Designed by Thomas F. Morris, Martha Washington portrait engraved by Charles Burt (Scotland/New York, c. 1823-1892) after a painting by Charles Francois Jalabert (France, 1819-1901). George Washington portrait engraved by Alfred Sealey (New York, 1815-1868) after a painting by Gilbert Charles Stuart (Massachusetts/Rhode Island/England, 1755-1828). Serial # 39702465/ pp A. FR # 225. Bruce/Roberts signatures. PMG graded 40/Extremely Fine. Provenance: the collection of the late James A. Newman (Nashville, TN, 1892-1964). CONDITION: PMG graded 40/Extremely Fine. Rust.
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