Meaning of Treasury certificate

Treas'ury certif"icate

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. an obligation of the U.S. government represented by certificates in denominations ranging from $1000 to $1,000,000, maturing in one year or less with interest periodically payable by the redemption of coupons.
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