1882 $100 Gold Certificate 67

The Benton who appears on this note is Thomas Hart Benton, a Senator from Missouri and an extremely influential politician in his day. He was related to many other 19th century luminaries, including two Civil War Colonels, a Confederate Colonel from Mississippi and a Union Colonel from Iowa. He was the father-in-law of Presidential candidate John Frémont and the great-uncle of Congressman Maecenas Benton who was the father of the famous artist Thomas Hart Benton.

Fr. 1214 $100 1882 Gold Certificate PMG Superb Gem Unc 67 EPQ.
Strikingly handsome Benton Gold C-Note tied for finest known with just one other.

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