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Here's something that has puzzled me and I was thinking of writing about it, either as a separate article or as part of a book, and would appreciate any input someone may have. If you look at the Friedberg references for 1928 $1 silver certificates alone over 3.4 BILLION of these notes were printed. Each of these notes certified that a silver dollar had been deposited in the U.S. Treasury and was payable to the bearer on demand. However, If you look at the total number of silver dollars minted from 1794 through 1935 the mintage total falls far short of this number even if no dollars were place