|1923 $5 Silver Certificate "Porthole" Star note|
United States banknotes Five Dollar Silver Certificate Porthole Star note, Series of 1923
Collectors call 1923 $5 silver certificates portholes due to the circular wording of THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around Lincoln's portrait. This nickname comes from the fact that Lincoln looks like he is behind the glass of a ship’s porthole. 1923 five dollar silver certificates are actually really popular.
Reverse: The Great Seal of the United States.
Predominant colors: Black and green.
Signatures: (as depicted) Harvey V. Speelman (Register of the Treasury) Frank White (Treasurer of the United States).
Printer & Engraver: Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.
Variations: The series of 1923 $5 silver certificate was a short issue. As such, there are no signature combinations within the series. All 1923 five dollar bills are signed by Speelman and White.