Small Size

On July 10, 1929, after years of discussions, the first of the current, reduced size notes were placed in circulation. In order to cut costs on printing paper money, it was decided that millions of dollars could be saved if currency was reduced 25% in size. Also, it was a way for the government to have more uniformity in the look of its currency.

  • Type



Fr No.DenomTypeDateGradePrice
1500$1Legal Tender Notes1928CH CU $345
FR 1500 $1 Legal Tender Notes smallsize

A lovely Choice CU example of this desirable type.  Bright paper and cherry red seal and numbers on this boldly […]

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1503$2Legal Tender Notes1928BXF (tear)$275
FR 1503 $2 Legal Tender Notes smallsize

A lovely XF with bright paper and vivid red seal and serial numbers.  Margins all around, with small tear in […]

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1504*$2Legal Tender Notes1928CPCGS 30$675
FR 1504* $2 Legal Tender Notes smallsize

Tough note in mid grade.

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1504$2Legal Tender Notes1928CPMG 65EPQ$285
FR 1504 $2 Legal Tender Notes smallsize

This desirable ’28C deuce boasts bright paper, brilliant inks and lovely centering.  In addition to Exceptional Paper Quality, PMG notes […]

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1508*$2Legal Tender Notes1928GPMG 66EPQ$1,350
FR 1508* $2 Legal Tender Notes smallsize

A high grade and beautiful STAR note. Broad margins, vibrant red overprints and exceptional embossing on a desirable note.

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1511$2Legal Tender Notes1953BPCGS 63PPQ$18
FR 1511 $2 Legal Tender Notes smallsize

A lovely Red Seal with broad margins, bright paper and vivid red overprints.  Exceptional Paper Quality is noted by PCGS.

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1511$2Legal Tender Notes1953BPMG 65EPQ$42
FR 1511 $2 Legal Tender Notes smallsize

A very bright and boldy inked deuce.  Exceptional paper quality is noted on this Gem 65.

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1512$2Legal Tender Notes1953CPMG 66EPQ$56
FR 1512 $2 Legal Tender Notes smallsize

A Gem CU Deuce with bright paper and vivid inks on front and back.  Exceptional Paper Quality noted by PMG.

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1512$2Legal Tender Notes1953CPCGS 64PPQ$43
FR 1512 $2 Legal Tender Notes smallsize

Bright paper with bold inks.

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1513$2Legal Tender Notes1963PMG 66EPQ$75
FR 1513 $2 Legal Tender Notes smallsize

A beautiful Star note with broad margins, bright paper and vivid colors.

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1528$5Legal Tender Notes1928CPMG 65EPQ$135
FR 1528 $5 Legal Tender Notes smallsize

A lovely Gem note.

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1528$5Legal Tender Notes1928CPMG 64$95
FR 1528 $5 Legal Tender Notes smallsize

Minor Foreign Substance noted by PMG on this bright Red Seal with margins all around. A lovely example of a […]

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1531Wi$5Legal Tender Notes1928FPMG 65EPQ$165
FR 1531Wi $5 Legal Tender Notes smallsize

Quite bright with balanced margins all around and bold red seal and serial numbers.  Exceptional Paper Quality noted by PMG.

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1531Wi$5Legal Tender Notes1928FPMG 65EPQ$145
FR 1531Wi $5 Legal Tender Notes smallsize

Gem 1928F Red Seal, Wide I with balanced margins all around.

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1600* $1Silver Certificates1928PMG 58EPQ$495
FR 1600*  $1 Silver Certificates smallsize

A lovely AU star note that looks like a Gem.  Beautiful  inks, balanced margins and pleasing embossing.  One fold from […]

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1601$1Silver Certificates1928AAU$45
FR 1601 $1 Silver Certificates smallsize
1601*$1Silver Certificates1928APMG 58$475
FR 1601* $1 Silver Certificates smallsize

A bright AU Star note.  There are only 287 STARS recorded on Track & Price.  This is a pleasing example […]

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1601$1Silver Certificates1928AVF$85
FR 1601 $1 Silver Certificates smallsize
1602$1Silver Certificates1928BCH CU $145
FR 1602 $1 Silver Certificates smallsize

A lovely $1 silver certificate with deep blue seal and serial numbers and balanced margins all around.

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1604$1Silver Certificates1928DVF$125
FR 1604 $1 Silver Certificates smallsize
1605$1Silver Certificates1928EPMG 30 $565
FR 1605 $1 Silver Certificates smallsize

A tougher Silver Certificate. This is one of oly 324 pieces recorded in the Track & Price census. This Very […]

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1606*$1Silver Certificates1934Fine$65
FR 1606* $1 Silver Certificates smallsize

A STAR note with broad margins and decent colors on front and back.

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1611$1Silver Certificates1935BPMG 67EPQ$135
FR 1611 $1 Silver Certificates smallsize

A  Superb Gem $1 ’35B Silver with broad margins, bold inks and bright paper.

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1612$1Errors/Oddities1935CCH VF$135
FR 1612 $1 Errors/Oddities smallsize

An evenly circulated and well centered silver certificate with a deep gutter fold on front.  Popular and widely collected error!

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1612$1Silver Certificates1935CPMG 58EPQ$25
FR 1612 $1 Silver Certificates smallsize

This Choice AU ’35C Silver Certificate has all the eye appeal of a Gem CU note.  Lovely inks, bright overall […]

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1613w*$1Silver Certificates1935DCH VF$175
FR 1613w* $1 Silver Certificates smallsize
1614$1Errors/Oddities1935EPMG 58EPQ$625
FR 1614 $1 Errors/Oddities smallsize

A lovely Choice AU ERROR note with Exceptional Paper Quality noted by PMG.  Bright and nicely centered Silver Certificate with […]

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1614$1Errors/Oddities1935ECH CU $325
FR 1614 $1 Errors/Oddities smallsize

A Silver Certificate Error with Offset 3rd Printing of seal and serial numbers on reverse.

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1617$1Silver Certificates1935GPMG 66EPQ$75
FR 1617 $1 Silver Certificates smallsize

Absolutely gorgeous 1935G Silver With Motto.  Boardwalk margins all around, bright paper and deep blue seal and numbers on this […]

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1619$1Silver Certificates1957PMG 64EPQ$13
FR 1619 $1 Silver Certificates smallsize