Fr. 96 1869 $10 Legal Tender

Here is a perennial favorite. 1869 marks the first year that ten dollar legal tender notes featured a portrait of Daniel Webster. Of course, the real attraction is the vignette of the eagle. When turned upside down it unmistakably looks like the bust of a donkey, hence how it became known as the jackass note. The same design style would be used until the bison note was introduced. The example we are looking at here also happens to be from the rainbow family. This is an accurately graded VF that will likely happily be tucked away in a collection for years to come.

Date Sold: 10/25/14

Realized Price: $1638