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Sale of standard silver dollars held by the Treasury

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking and Currency

Sale of standard silver dollars held by the Treasury

Hearings, Eighty-ninth Congress, second session, on H.R. 13150 (and related bills) ... July 26-28, 1966

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking and Currency

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Silver

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesIn Hearings, reports, private and public laws, 89th Congress, 1965-1966 ; [v.] 11 of 11 - House Committee on Banking and Currency
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 165 p. ;
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15251382M


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Sale of standard silver dollars held by the Treasury: Hearings, Eighty-ninth Congress, second session, on H.R. (and related bills) July The fifth edition includes a history of the silver dollar dating back to the s, and chapters on the Morgan dollar's design, its minting process, the five mints that struck the coin from toand Treasury hoards and other accumulations/5(67).

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Kennedy's order gave the Treasury the power "to issue silver certificates against any silver bullion, silver, or standard silver dollars in the Treasury." This meant that for every ounce of silver in the U.S. Treasury's vault, the government could introduce new money into circulation.

As a result, more than $4 billion in United States Notes. Executive Order was issued by U.S. President John F. Kennedy on June 4, This executive order amended Executive Order (dated Septem ) by delegating to the Secretary of the Treasury the president's authority to issue silver certificates under the Thomas Amendment of the Agricultural Adjustment Act, as amended by the Gold Reserve Act.

Silver Certificates came about because silver coins are quite heavy and an easier medium of trade was needed. The government decided to apply their gold certificate strategy to the silver. The idea was that when demand called for it, Silver Certificate were printed against the silver dollars held in the Treasury to provide an easier medium of.

On MaC. Douglas Dillon, the 57th Secretary of the Treasury announced that silver certificates would no longer be redeemable in silver dollars. This decision was pursuant to the Act of June 4, (31 U.S.C. a-1). The Act allowed the exchange of. Silver has held value for thousands of years. From silver bars, to silver jewelry, to silver coins; the precious metal has always been just that, precious.

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The big Morgan Silver Dollar Price List was created by and details all the Morgan Silver Dollars minted. (Minted) this data was updated as of The coins are in order of year from the oldest to the newest and even includes the ones minted in The Morgan dollar was a United States dollar coin minted from toand again in It was the first standard silver dollar minted since production of the previous design, the Seated Liberty dollar, ceased due to the passage of the Coinage Act ofwhich also ended the free coining of coin is named after its designer, United States Mint Assistant Engraver George T Mass: g (½ gr).

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