Legal Tender

The term legal tender encompasses many old US notes. If the currency didn’t earn interest, wasn’t issued by banks, and also wasn’t backed by silver or gold, it is legal tender. See our available small size legal tender below and be sure to visit our small size notes page for more information.

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Fr No.DenomTypeDateGradePrice
1500$1Legal Tender Notes1928PCGS 65PPQ$675
FR 1500 $1 Legal Tender Notes

Boldly inked example with even margins and bright paper.

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1500$1Legal Tender Notes1928PMG 64EPQ$475
FR 1500 $1 Legal Tender Notes

A gorgeous 1928 Red Seal with bright paper and vivid colors.  Exceptional Paper Quality is noted by PMG.

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1500*$1Legal Tender Notes1928PCGS 15 Apparent$3350
FR 1500* $1 Legal Tender Notes

A tougher Star Note – this is new to the census of 34 Star notes recorded.  While there are margins […]

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1502$2Legal Tender Notes1928APMG 66EPQ$995
FR 1502 $2 Legal Tender Notes
1504*$2Legal Tender Notes1928CPCGS 30$675
FR 1504* $2 Legal Tender Notes

Tough note in mid grade.

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1505$2Legal Tender Notes1928DPCGS 64PPQ$85
FR 1505 $2 Legal Tender Notes

Lovely embossing.

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1507$2Legal Tender Notes1928FPMG 64EPQ$85
FR 1507 $2 Legal Tender Notes

Lovely and well centered note.

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

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

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1510*$2Legal Tender Notes1953APMG 65EPQ$95
FR 1510* $2 Legal Tender Notes

A beautiful  Gem star note with vivid red overprints and bright paper.  Exceptional paper quality noted by PMG.

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1511$2Legal Tender Notes1953BPCGS 64PPQ$30
FR 1511 $2 Legal Tender Notes

Very CH CU note with Premium Paper Quality.

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1511*$2Legal Tender Notes1953BPMG 65EPQ$85
FR 1511* $2 Legal Tender Notes

A lovely Gem CU Star note with beautiful embossing, broad margins and vivid colors.

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

Bright paper with bold inks.

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1512*$2Legal Tender Notes1953CPCGS 64$65
FR 1512* $2 Legal Tender Notes

A lovely Star note, well centered and bright.

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1513$2Legal Tender Notes1963PCGS 63$25
FR 1513 $2 Legal Tender Notes

A bright Choice CU deuce with broad margins and bold inks.

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1513*$2Legal Tender Notes1963PMG 65EPQ$45
FR 1513* $2 Legal Tender Notes

Gem Star note.

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1514$2Legal Tender Notes1963APMG 65EPQ$35
FR 1514 $2 Legal Tender Notes

A perfect Gem example.

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1526$5Legal Tender Notes1928APMG 64EPQ$225
FR 1526 $5 Legal Tender Notes

Vivid inks.

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1526$5Legal Tender Notes1928APMG 66$475
FR 1526 $5 Legal Tender Notes

A Gem CU ’28A Red Seal with pleasing centering and lovely colors.

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1526$5Legal Tender Notes1928APMG 63EPQ$105
FR 1526 $5 Legal Tender Notes

Vividly inked. Margins all around although top margin is slightly tighter than bottom.

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

A lovely Gem note.

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1528$5Legal Tender Notes1928CPMG 66EPQ$165
FR 1528 $5 Legal Tender Notes

A gorgeous example with bright paper and bold inks.  Pleasing margins along with Exceptional Paper Quality noted by PMG.

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1528$5Legal Tender Notes1928CPMG 66EPQ$165
FR 1528 $5 Legal Tender Notes

Beautiful ’28C with balanced margins, brilliant colors and bright paper.

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1530$5Legal Tender Notes1928EPCGS 55$25
FR 1530 $5 Legal Tender Notes

Margins all around on this vividly inked red seal.

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1531$5Legal Tender Notes1928FPMG 65EPQ$85
FR 1531 $5 Legal Tender Notes

Wide I.  A  bright and beautiful Gem CU with boldly inked lipstick red seal and serial numbers.

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1531Wi$5Legal Tender Notes1928FPMG 65EPQ$175
FR 1531Wi $5 Legal Tender Notes

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

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1551$100Legal Tender Notes1966APMG 66EPQ$1750
FR 1551 $100 Legal Tender Notes

A gorgeous Red Seal with boardwalk margins all around, vivid paper and bold red seal and serial numbers.  Punch through […]

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1513$2Legal Tender Notes1963PCGS 67PPQ$65
FR 1513 $2 Legal Tender Notes

Beautiful high grade note with Premium Paper Quality noted by PCGS.

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1513$2Legal Tender Notes1963PCGS 67PPQ$65
FR 1513 $2 Legal Tender Notes
1513*$2Legal Tender Notes1963PMG 66EPQ$75
FR 1513* $2 Legal Tender Notes

A beautiful, Gem Star note with Exceptional Paper Quality noted by PMG.

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1530$5Legal Tender Notes1928EPMG 66EPQ$255
FR 1530 $5 Legal Tender Notes

A gorgeous small size Legal with balanced margins, vivid colors and Exceptional Paper Quality duly noted by PMG.

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