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 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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1503$2Legal Tender Notes1928BPCGS 25$165
FR 1503 $2 Legal Tender Notes

Margins all around on this evenly circulated Red Seal.  Vivid inks on this 28B!

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

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

A perfect Gem example.

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1526$5Legal Tender Notes1928APMG 66$425
FR 1526 $5 Legal Tender Notes

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

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

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

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1550$100Legal Tender Notes1966CH VF$215
FR 1550 $100 Legal Tender Notes

A bright and nicely centered Red Seal with vivid red overprints.

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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
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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