Value of 1906 Philippine Islands Two Silver Pesos Certificate

Value of 1906 Philippine Islands Two Silver Pesos Certificate

Country: The Philippines

Series Year: 1906

Type: Silver Certificate

Denomination: Two Silver Pesos

Governor General: James F. Smith

Treasurer: Frank A. Branagan

Quantity Printed: 3,000,000

Comments: This is the first variety of 1906 two peso silver certificates. These are relatively common. Each note has a serial number that starts with the letter A. If the serial number is under 100 then you can expect a nice premium.

Text: Silver Certificate – By Authority Of An Act Of The Congress Of The United States Of America Approved June 23, 1906 – This Certifies That There Have Been Deposited In The Treasury Of The – Philippine Islands – Two Silver Pesos – Payable To The Bearer On Demand – In Silver Pesos Or In Gold Coin Of The United States Of Equivalent Value – Series 1906 – Two Silver Pesos – Manila, Philippine Islands – Rizal

Signature Combination Variety2

Governor General: W. Cameron Forbes

Treasurer: J. L. Barrett

Quantity Printed: 1,000,000

Comments: At just one million printed, these can be difficult to locate in high grades. The block letter changed from A to B starting with these notes.

Signature Combination Variety3

Governor General: W. Cameron Forbes

Treasurer: J. L. Manning

Quantity Printed: 1,000,000

Comments: Here is another relatively scarce note. Despite saying series of 1906, these were actually printed around 1913.

Signature Combination Variety4

Governor General: Francis Burton Harrison

Treasurer: J. L. Manning

Quantity Printed: 3,700,000

Comments: As you can see, all the design elements are the same here. The only thing that has changed is the officer signatures.

Signature Combination Variety5

Governor General: Francis Burton Harrison

Treasurer: A. P. Fitzsimmons

Quantity Printed: 5,530,000

Comments: This is the most common note from the series.

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