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Notes and Certificates

American Liberty Currency Silver Certificates

The American Liberty Currency Silver Certificates were released in 1998 at the sme time as the silver specie. Known for their appealing design and award-winning advanced security features, these certificates served as legitimate warehouse receipts. Each certificate was backed by an equivalent value of silver at Sunshine Mint. They were redeemable in precious metals for up to 20 years from their stamped date.

This page focuses on NORFED's silver certificate and proof releases. It covers a long period with multiple entities owned by or associated with Bernard Von NotHaus. These include Liberty Dollar Financial Association (LDFA), NORFED, Liberty Services, Liberty Numismatics, and Shelter Systems. For additional information, please see the Gold Certificates, Dalas, and Special Certificate pages.

I've gathered extensive information and examples for this collection. If you have additional details or variants not shown here, please email a high-quality picture or scan to brian 'at' norfed 'dot' info and I will include it here and credit the source.

Series A Certificates

Series A Certificates were the first of the American Liberty currency. It was released in 1998 and came in $20 envelopes made up of a $10 note, a $5 note, and 5 sequential $1 notes. These packs can still be found, though I am seeing fewer listings over time.

1998 - American Liberty Currency $10

NORFED Series A - 1998 - American Liberty Currency $10
Series A - 1998 - American Liberty Currency $10

1998 - American Liberty Currency $5

NORFED Series A - 1998 - American Liberty Currency $5
Series A - 1998 - American Liberty Currency $5

1998 - American Liberty Currency $1

NORFED Series A - 1998 - American Liberty Currency $1
Series A - 1998 - American Liberty Currency $1

Series B Certificates

2000 - American Liberty Currency $10

NORFED Series B - 2000 - American Liberty Currency $10
Series B - 2000 - American Liberty Currency $10

2005 - American Liberty Currency $5

NORFED Series B - 2000 - American Liberty Currency $5
Series B - 2000 - American Liberty Currency $5

2003 - American Liberty Currency $1

NORFED Series B - 2000 - American Liberty Currency $1
Series B - 2000 - American Liberty Currency $1

Series C Certificates

Series C certificates were released in the early 2000s. I have not seen any Series C $10 notes, the groups of notes in completed sales are usually accompanied by a Series A or B $10 certificate. If you have a $10 Series C certificate, please email a picture or scan to brian 'at' norfed 'dot' info and I will include it here and credit the source.

2005- American Liberty Currency $5

NORFED Series C - 2005 - American Liberty Currency $5
Series C - 2005 - American Liberty Currency $5

2001 - American Liberty Currency $1

NORFED Series C - 2001 - American Liberty Currency $1
Series C - 2001 - American Liberty Currency $1

Series D Certificates

Series D certificates were released in the early 2000s. I have not seen any Series D certificates other than the $1 notes. If you have any certificates from the series, please email a picture or scan to brian 'at' norfed 'dot' info and I will include it here and credit the source.

NORFED Series D - 2003 - American Liberty Currency $1
Series D - 2003 - American Liberty Currency $1

Series E Certificates

Series E certificates were released in the mid 2000s. I have not seen any Series E certificates other than the $10 notes. If you have any certificates from the series, please email a picture or scan to brian 'at' norfed 'dot' info and I will include it here and credit the source.

2005 - American Liberty Currency $10

NORFED Series E - 2005 - American Liberty Currency $10
Series E - 2005 - American Liberty Currency $10

Series F Certificates

The Series F Liberty Dollar certificates were introduced on April 21, 2006, and reflect a significant shift in the silver base value to $20 due to rising prices. All Series F certificates bear a 2006 date, aligning them with the new base value. F Series notes with a red stamp date of April 21, 2006, were distributed as part of the First Day of Issue (FDI) packs, including certificates of various denominations and a stamp-dated envelope. As you can see below, subsequent releases were stamped with a black date stamp and no stamp on the back of the envelope.

2006 - American Liberty Currency $20

NORFED Series F - 2006 - American Liberty Currency $20  (First Day of Issue)
Series F - 2006 - American Liberty Currency $20 (First Day of Issue)

2006 - American Liberty Currency $10

NORFED Series F - 2006 - American Liberty Currency $10
Series F - 2006 - American Liberty Currency $10

2006 - American Liberty Currency $5

NORFED Series F - 2006 - American Liberty Currency $5
Series F - 2006 - American Liberty Currency $5

2006 - American Liberty Currency $1

NORFED Series F - 2006 - American Liberty Currency $1
Series F - 2006 - American Liberty Currency $1

Series G Certificates

The Series G Liberty Dollar certificates are likely the last ones issued prior to the FBI raid on NORFED in November 2007. Dated 2006 on the front, this example is stamped March 2007 on the back and I have seen stamp dates as late as June 12th 2007. I have only seen $1 certificates from the G series, other denominations may have been printed and I will add any additional ones here if I come across them.

2006 - American Liberty Currency $1

NORFED Series G - 2006 - American Liberty Currency $1
Series G - 2006 - American Liberty Currency $1

Proof Certificates

The $20 and $50 Liberty Dollar proof certificates were non-negotiable prototypes not intended for circulation. Marked with "NO SILVER" on both sides, these proofs differed from standard certificates backed by precious metals. The $20 proof certificates are rarer than their valid counterparts, widely distributed in the $40 envelopes.

The $50 certificates were never intended for circulation, so there are no valid $50 certificates. These proofs were part of trial runs and mainly distributed among Regional Currency Officers (RCOs) as gifts. A few variants of the $50 proof certificates exist, differentiated by their holographic logos and serial number markings.

1999 - American Liberty Currency $20 Proof

NORFED 1999 - American Liberty Currency $20 Proof
1999 - American Liberty Currency $20 Proof

2003 - American Liberty Currency $50 Proof - Type I

NORFED 2003 - American Liberty Currency $50 Proof Type I
2003 - American Liberty Currency $50 Proof Type I

2003 - American Liberty Currency $50 Proof - Type II

2003 - American Liberty Currency $50 Proof - Type III

NORFED 2003 - American Liberty Currency $50 Proof Type III
2003 - American Liberty Currency $50 Proof Type III

2003 - American Liberty Silver Certificate $50 Proof Uncut Sheet Type II

NORFED 2003 American Liberty Silver Certificate $50 Proof Uncut Sheet Type II
2003 - $50 Proof Type II Uncut Sheet via Ron Goodger @ LibertyDollarEncyclopedia

2003 - American Liberty Silver Certificate $50 Proof Uncut Sheet Type III

NORFED 2003 American Liberty Silver Certificate $50 Proof Uncut Sheet Type III
2003 - $50 Proof Type II Uncut Sheet via Ron Goodger @ LibertyDollarEncyclopedia