This large size note, known as the “Buffalo Bill” or “Bison Note”, is well known for it’s intricate design of the obverse and reverse. On the obverse of the note you’ll see a bison between the portraits of legendary American explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. In Paper Money of the United States it mentions “There is a disagreement over whether the bison is Black Diamond, the animal on the reverse of the Indian Head nickel, or Pablo, a bison who resided at the Washington Zoo.” As well as red serial numbers and a red Treasury Seal. On the reverse of the note you will see a female figure representing Columbia standing between two pillars and two scrolls.
This scarce and highly prized 1901 $10 Legal Tender Note ranks #6 in the reference book 100 Greatest American Currency Notes, and only 3,000-4,500 examples are estimated to exist in any condition.
Grade: Very Fine 20
Catalog Number: Friedberg 122
Notes: Problem free surfaces and wholesome circulation are seen through the holder of this Bison.
Authenticity: 100% guaranteed, the item photographed is exactly what you will receive.
Returns: 14 day returns no questions asked, buyer must pay for return shipping, items valued over $250 require a signature confirmation. (All items must be in identical condition as when they left our storefront.)