National Bank Notes

National bank notes were United States Currency issued by National Banks and chartered by the U.S. Government. These notes were backed by U.S. bonds that the individual banks deposited with the United States Treasury. They were printed from the Original Charter Period, 1865, through small size Nationals issued in 1929.

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Fr No.DenomStateDate/TypeCharter NumberTownGradePrice
1800-1$5Delaware19292381SmyrnaVF$1650
Delaware 1800-1 Smyrna $5 nationals

This is one of only 20 small size notes recorded on this Kent County Bank.  A problem-free Very Fine with […]

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1802-1$20Delaware19292381SmyrnaFine$975
Delaware 1802-1 Smyrna $20 nationals

A very desirable note from Kent County.  There are only 17 large and 21 small size notes recorded on this […]

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624$10Delaware19021390WilmingtonCH XF$1985
Delaware 624 Wilmington $10 nationals

This note from New Castle County just oozes with  eye appeal.  Bold colors on both the front and back of […]

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1801-1$10Delaware19299428WyomingVF$2850
Delaware 1801-1 Wyoming $10 nationals

An evenly circulated, nicely centered note from a desirable Kent County Bank.  There are only 2 large and 15 small […]

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1801-1$10Georgia192913068SavannahXF$235
Georgia 1801-1 Savannah $10 nationals

A very bright and nicely centered XF from this small size only bank in Chatham County.

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1804-1$100Hawaii19295550HonoluluPMG 35$1500
Hawaii 1804-1 Honolulu $100 nationals

A lovely and problem free note on the second title of this widely collected bank.  Margins all around on this […]

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472$5Illinois1882BB4605ChicagoFine$650
Illinois 472 Chicago $5 nationals

A decent Brownback from Chicago. This note has margins all around, bold signatures of the bank’s officers, as well as […]

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619$10Illinois1902DB1733SpringfieldVF$235
Illinois 619 Springfield $10 nationals

A very bright and well centered note from this large size only bank and one of only 40 notes recorded […]

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1802-1$20Illinois19291896SycamoreVF$235
Illinois 1802-1 Sycamore $20 nationals

Only 15 large and 39 small size notes recorded.  A problem free example with balanced margins all around.

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1801-1$10Indiana1929869IndianapolisFine$115
Indiana 1801-1 Indianapolis $10 nationals

Decent note with margins all around.

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1802-1$20Indiana1929869IndianapolisFine$85
Indiana 1802-1 Indianapolis $20 nationals

Problem free and nicely centered note.

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1802-2$10Indiana1929II13759IndianapolisCH VF$185
Indiana 1802-2 Indianapolis $10 nationals

Well centered, bright Type II.

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469$5Indiana1882BB1457MadisonFine$1075
Indiana 469 Madison $5 nationals

Although there are 51 large size recorded on this bank, there are only five Brownbacks know.  This example boasts balanced […]

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387 $2Iowa18651475FairfieldFine$2950
Iowa 387  Fairfield $2 nationals

A tough example from a desirable State.  While there are 47 large size and 52 small size recorded on this […]

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624$10Kansas19026720LiberalVG$650
Kansas 624 Liberal $10 nationals

A decent note from a desirable State with only 8 large and 16 small size notes recorded.  Margins all around, […]

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1802-1$20Kentucky19292010AshlandVF$235
Kentucky 1802-1 Ashland $20 nationals

A well centered example from this popular State.

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658$20Maryland19021413BaltimoreVF$235
Maryland 658 Baltimore $20 nationals

A bright and evenly circulated example from the fourth title of the Independent City bank with margins all around, bold […]

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469$5Maryland1882BB1489BaltimoreFine$695
Maryland 469 Baltimore $5 nationals

A desirable Brownback from this large-size only bank. Margins all around, clear signatures and problem free example.

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659$20Maryland19022499BaltimoreFine$295
Maryland 659 Baltimore $20 nationals

Inependent City County with three broad margins, bottom is cut very slightly into the engraving.  A decent Fine with legible […]

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683$50Maryland19025880CambridgeFine$1900
Maryland 683 Cambridge $50 nationals

This evenly circulated note from this Dorchester County bank is new to the census of only nine large and 19 […]

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1801-1$10Maryland19299699Clear SpringVF$675
Maryland 1801-1 Clear Spring $10 nationals

A lovely name on this bank from Washington County with only 8 large and 21 small size notes recorded. A […]

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1800-2$5Maryland1929II13853HancockVF$465
Maryland 1800-2 Hancock $5 nationals

A tough note from this Washington County location. There is only of 12 small size only recorded on this charter. […]

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651$20Maryland19021551WilliamsportVF$485
Maryland 651 Williamsport $20 nationals

A problem free example from this Washington County bank with 23 large size only recorded.  Margins all around, bold seal […]

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$5Massachusetts1902 PB11347BraintreeVF/XF$1,075
Massachusetts  Braintree $5 nationals

Pleasing margins colors and signatures.

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1800-1$5Massachusetts19291144Shelburne FallsVF$265
Massachusetts 1800-1 Shelburne Falls $5 nationals

Evenly circulated with  margins all around.

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1800-2$5Massachusetts1929II1144Shelburne FallsCH VF$350
Massachusetts 1800-2 Shelburne Falls $5 nationals

A very bright Type 2 with broad margins and pleasing colors.

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1803-1$50Michigan1929 TY18703DetroitVF$265
Michigan 1803-1 Detroit $50 nationals

An evenly circulated example with pleasing margins all around.

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1802-1$20Michigan19294446Port HuronCH VF$225
Michigan 1802-1 Port Huron $20 nationals

A bright, third title note with only 16 large and 18 small recorded.

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1802-1$20Michigan19294446Port HuronVF$125
Michigan 1802-1 Port Huron $20 nationals
1802-1$20Michigan19294446Port HuronCH VF$225
Michigan 1802-1 Port Huron $20 nationals